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Floating an Idea

… lapse not in to heavy thinking.

By Tim GracePublished about a month ago 1 min read
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Those who struggle can not swim

for they meet their own resistance.

Suffer they from heavy limb

that will not last the distance.

.

Those who swim with parts submerged,

with half their heart committed;

they tire soon, as poorly served

by shallow breaths acquitted.

.

Those who swim with buoyant ease

they suffer not fatigue.

They ride the water's gentle squeeze

and thus they swim in league.

.

Lapse not in to heavy thinking;

so be burdened, to the point of sinking.

.

© Tim Grace, 20 February 2011

(Revised: 12 October 2022)

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Tim Grace

A first impression has a lasting effect - it makes a notable difference. In a subtle way that’s who I am as a poet. A ‘first impression’ looking for the gentle ‘twist’ that draws attention to a novel observation.

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