End of One Valentine #tankaprose

A good man died and went to heaven. The door to heaven was closed and two clocks hung on the door wall. One was showing the time on earth and the other was showing the time in heaven.

As soon as he reached the gates of heaven, he was welcomed by God’s clerk then God’s clerk warned him not to get any stuff inside. The good man said, ‘I didn’t get anything with me.’

God’s clerk said, ‘Please take the weight off your head.’ The good man asked, ‘What weight and how to lower it?

The clerk of God answered, ‘Give up all your hopes and aspirations.If you fall in love with someone, get rid of it. Lighten your mind, then the door of heaven will open for you.’

Clerk continued, ‘I want to read your whole life before God, then God will decide what to do with you, whether to send you to heaven or again to the same hell by giving rebirth.

A busy schedule
brought a sudden stop to life
severe heart attack
valuable life wasted
the end of one valentine

©️ Jane Aguiar

Written in response to: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/02/15/tankatuesday-weekly-poetry-challenge-no-261-2-15-22-photoprompt/

Thank you for reading.

Stay Blessed! πŸ’ž


63 thoughts on “End of One Valentine #tankaprose

  1. Thanks for your text. I think the clocks on the gate have a deeper meaning and the earth clock works faster because we can’t notice the value of the time on the earth. We always going on in the pursuit of themso time is running faster than we feel

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