“I am your faithful companion,
I carry your stuff in my capacious compartments.
My handles are cracking, losing rigidity and strength
My leather skin is softening and my colour fading,
But I know you still love me.”
Today’s writing prompt from Writing Our Way Home was to consider an object showing signs of impermanence or age. It was interesting giving a voice to my favourite, but ageing, handbag. Knowing that all things will come to an end can help us notice and appreciate them while we have them.