The boxes represent and illustrate a
time in her life when leaving is the
You can't kiss her or stop her.
Although one is more important than the
other, you can't choose right now.
At a time when she's packing it in
and closing shop, the sign in the window
represents and illustrates the lack of business.
And the boxes are full, brimming with her
life and all the things you've missed. This is all
familiar, but the best option, of course.