The Field of Us – Poem by Ali Grimshaw

I am 
a blade of grass 
held by other
blades surrounding.
One blade in a field
of many.
Close together/alone.
Our sides hold us
faces to the sky.
Reaching toward sunlight
side by side
in directions wide.
None to be flattened.

© Ali Grimshaw 2022

I continue to meet big-hearted humans across different time zones. Writing together provides a mirror for us to process life in a place where we have all agreed to listen with compassion. Come join us for a writing circle. No experience needed. All voices are welcome.

Write Yourself: Reflection Through Poetry

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13 thoughts on “The Field of Us – Poem by Ali Grimshaw

  1. “We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. So medicine, law, business, engineering… these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love… these are what we stay alive for.” …Walt Whitman
    Hi Ali, I’ve signed up for Feb12th… haha which is 5.30am Sunday for me .. 😀🌏

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    1. Ivor,
      Thank you for sharing the quote. It speaks to me.
      I am excited to write with you again. I have a dream to bring people together from great distances and you are a part of it coming true. Take care.

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