via Daily Prompt: Stump

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there it stands, alone

after losing everything it had

trunk,  branches, leaves

whose journey started from its base

once the channel of their food and water

now stands with no purpose of its own

years of serving was of no worth

it was meant to serve and die alone.



India is home to 100 million elderly people. According to some recent reports, every second elderly person in India suffers from abuse within family and many of them are abandoned by their children. We should not forget that what goes around comes around. Respect your elders, treat them with the same care and affection like they treated you!