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Floating an Idea

… lapse not in to heavy thinking.

By Tim GracePublished about a month ago 1 min read

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)


About the Creator

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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