Above is a photograph of a small lemon that dropped from a tree. The lemon is about the size of a penny. It was months away from being full size when it fell.
This photograph can inspire poetry. The general idea of something ending before it reaches its potential, could be applied to many different situations.
Here is an example poem that uses the idea:
they had three dates,
that went very well,
but she got the job offer,
and moved away