Someday – Poem by Ali Grimshaw

When I grow up
I want to be a river

a flow of ease
clear and welcoming

reflecting forest green.

I want to feel the slide 
and shine over pebbles

smooth and freely 
wandering 

down the mountainside

no obstacles

only friends.

© Ali Grimshaw 2021

Day 12 of Na/GloPoWriMo. 
I went rouge with my urge for freedom and didn't follow the prompt.


12 thoughts on “Someday – Poem by Ali Grimshaw

  1. Go rouge Ali! Loved it especially

    I want to feel the slide
    and shine over pebbles

    smooth and freely
    wandering

    down the mountainside

    no obstacles

    only friends.

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    1. Chere,
      Somehow I am not surprised to hear that this spoke to you. You are doing just that right now. You are living as a river wild and free.
      Thanks for this reflection. I look forward to the day when I can hug you.
      Travel safe and make each day count.
      Ali

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  2. We have fallen in love with a place by a river in France and have been yearning to return. Covid restrictions have rather stymied our plans. Your piece reminded me of the natural beauty of the hamlet of Brivezac.

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    1. I miss traveling too. There are so many beautiful places in the world. If my poem brings back a happy river memory for you then I feel the words were used well. Thanks for sharing.

      Like

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