You have landed

in your own pond

sending out rings

your circles overlapping those of

other rocks who have taken the plunge.

I cannot see the ripples

you will make in others’ lives.

Yet, I know they exist. As I have

felt your wholeness in our embrace.

I see you time and again, resurfacing.

The shine in your eyes,

never to be the same

only brighter.

© Ali Grimshaw

Shine – Photo Challenge







7 thoughts on “Ripples

  1. BEAUTIFUL, Ali. I just noted that I had neglected to follow, so that oversight is now rectified. I will now be reminded to read more of your lovely work.
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMore dot com)
    – ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder –
    “It takes a village to transform a world!”

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      1. Thank YOU for writing them, and for your appreciation of my own (not quite as eloquent as yours, but hopefully helpful to folks who are struggling).

        btw- I chuckle every time I see the name of your blog. Batteries are the item I most often leave off my shopping list, so it seems I am frequently out when I need to replace them in something. 🙂

        Not the intent of your metaphor, I realize, but a great reminder none-the-less. 🙂

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