The things we carry:

A chandelier,
a wine rack,
a Buddha statue;
a place of thunder,
a second thought,
a bulky table,
an old book,
a useless feeling,
a piggy bank,
and the hope that one day
we’ll unload it all
and have free hands
to acquire more
to leave behind.

By tuttysan © 2008

The things we carry. A poem. Photo: Teton Village, Jackson Hole, WY.