the king on the spice rack

I saw it coming
and didn’t want to…
But it wasn’t up to me
The game was over for you already
I didn’t play a part anymore
And just could watch,
observe,
how the King
silently slid to the floor
I picked him up, but…
You were gone already
Maybe we have played chess
Maybe…

There were no winners, no loosers
- just a little wooden king
who now sits on the kitchencupboard among the spices
and sometimes falls into my hands
- while searching for oregano, pepper and cinnamon
you might ask yourself, what is he doing there.

He carries the scent of the past
Saves the picture of history,
sustains the taste of experience
…and maybe
there is a hint of oregano, pepper and cinnamon too

Who has yet the wisdom of the king on the spice rack?…

the king on the spice rack

MayaStorm

......., Germany

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