You evoke a tale of love gained and lost in an economy of five lines! Excellent!
The metaphor of the heart as a nest is great! :)
Very nice! I guess birds songs are too light to remain in a nest! Nice images.
I like your description of the heart as a nest.
Leaving the vacant nest to the very end makes such an impact, Maria!
Splendid use of the prompt and this lovely form.
this made me focus on each time one of my children left the nest for a life of his/her own. Very nice.
Silence or absence can become very obvious when we realize what has left it behind.
Thank you everyone.
That kind of change hurts :( Very skillfully done.
This touches my heart as my fourth son just left our nest...
leaving her hearta vacant nestSometimes we are forced into certain decisions not of choice!Hank
Thank you Jade, lynn and Hank