Broken Angel

In my carelessness, I lost footing in my library this morning and knocked over a small corner shelf of knick-knacks.  I had rearranged some things in there, and the large garden angel that’s in the lower right of this photo had been moved to the top of that shelf a couple of weeks ago so that her feet were about at my eye level.

my-shield

She shattered when she hit the floor.  She was the centerpiece of my angel collection, which is why I raised her to such a position of prominence.  Now she’s merely bits of plastic.  One more casualty of 2016.

The logical part of myself tells me not to read into this.

8 thoughts on “Broken Angel

  1. Oh, I’m sorry to hear that. They may say “it’s only things and you can’t take them with you when you go, anyway” — but to lose a treasured item like this *is* a sad event. And, yes, better not think about the symbolism as far as this year goes …

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  2. Well, that stinks. I know how attached we can become to our “things”. I spent yesterday hanging collectible plates that belonged to my mom in my kitchen, sure I was going to break one of them but have made it through that OK so far. Sorry for your loss.

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