Unveiling layers beneath a rose

P.C :- Reena’s Exploration Challenge

Am I a lone wolf amongst confused souls?

Or,

Am I a black sheep amongst saints?

Am I what Sun is to Earth?

Or,

Am I one amongst the countless stars?

My face lacks identity,

My name has no meaning,

My familiarity doesn’t come from within,

I am just a worker bee,

I am just a misfit piece of a big puzzle,

I am just a common man,

Nothing fancy,

I am just a worker bee,

I am just a misfit piece of a big puzzle,

I am just a common man,

Prone to confusion,

Prone to self-doubt,

Prone to mistakes,

Nothing fancy,

I am just a worker bee,

I am just a misfit piece of a big puzzle,

I am just a common man.

125 words.

Acknowledgements :- Thank you Reena Saxena for hosting Reena’s Exploration Challenge # 196 ( Picture prompt above) and thank you Grace and Victoria C. Slotto for hosting MTB at dVerse ( Theme :- Soliloquy). Thank you all for stopping by and reading.

42 thoughts on “Unveiling layers beneath a rose

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      1. There would be no rulers and no puzzles without the common man. I would treat ‘not finding the right fit’ and ‘misfit’ as two different things 😊

        Not being valued by others does not mean there is no inherent value.

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  1. May I pitch in to say that like the bees that we desperately need for the jobs they do β€” like them, we’re all frontline workers for Mother Earth. May we never fall asleep on the job.
    Lovely. Powerful. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. There would be no rulers and no puzzles without the common man. I would treat ‘not finding the right fit’ and ‘misfit’ as two different things 😊

    Not being valued by others does not mean there is no inherent value.

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    1. It’s interesting to know that ‘not finding the right fit’ and misfit are two different things. And I absolutely agree that not being valued doesn’t mean there isn’t any value. Thank you, Ma’am. πŸ™‚

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