It has been raining heavily. But the rain has stopped, and
water streaks on the glass starting to dry up form into various shapes of
Someone is watching the room through the window and notices
an orchid gracefully blooming in a pot.
The orchid is a special flower which unlike other plants
blossoms without wilting for many many weeks. Here it represents hope and
endurance. The orchid feels the watcher’s burden and suffering. That is why out
of thin air in the dry room the rain starts dripping inside on the table
creating a symbol of a different dimension – the dimension of empathy.
The raindrops on the window represent pain and tears. When we
are lonely or desperate we need someone to show their compassion. We need an
embrace, a kind word, or an understanding glance. Even during the worst of times
we should remember that there is always tomorrow, there is always someone who
cares, and the rain will stop soon… We need to persevere and patiently wait for another day…
Subdued hail becomes the rain. And wet
barks fall off sycamore trees like wet burdens off the souls. I hear
the hyenas and cannot refuse the confusion.
While emotions get framed on the
walls, the sorrow makes the decisions, and loneliness starts catching
volcanoes with its bare hands.
I bear a tear, and you display it on the
table. So here is I – like a raindrop… without any experience of