Rose window

Written by: Elly Wouterse

every year 
the same idea
while driving stress-less
encircled by the holiday scenery

we’re wondering
the old Danish building
with the white rose window
and its  absent
last spoke of the wheel
each having each our own guess
will it be
spoke less

we both felt
each time
all those years
while passing by
this is an encore real 
treasury moment of awareness 
now we are so near 

this time
we were silenced
by the discovery
we actually see
the last spoke of the wheel

our light bulb moment
won’t be the same
when we will be on our way
we’ll say 
it took them quite  a while
but now their rose window is okay 

©Ellie Daphne van Stralen 2012