The basket

Originally the photo was chosen as mysterious for this weeks Sunday Stills: The #Mysterious is a Beautiful Thing
But the words went another way than being beautiful.

The photo was taken in the Callen Park Mental Hospital, originally called the Callen Park Hospital for the Insane, now the Rozelle Hospital. Parts of the old historical buildings and grounds are used for events now. I was there for a wedding a few years ago.

So back to thinking of another post for Terri

Why there?
left behind
the asylum
closed for years
now empty
The screams
The stares
gone before
reflected outside
a world
A corner
sits idle
Why there?
left behind

14 thoughts on “The basket

  1. Maybe the basket symbolizes the people who lived there. People who had been left there by their families. It is fascinating how certain things or places or people makes us imagine about them.

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  2. Just plain mysterious works for the theme, no beauty required, Brian! That basket being left behind really is a mystery, do we want to know what is still in it? Maybe, but your poem is poignant for those who were also left behind. Well done!

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