Allow – a poem by Ali Grimshaw

Allow

How different it is
to force
instead of allow.
To let it come to you.
Unfurl.
Without your touch.
Inside a flower bloom
without a worry
if the petals overlap.
To relinquish. Your plan
might not be the one.
Unfold another way,
yet considered
inside magic
that you desire.

 

Ali Grimshaw is the author of Flashlight Batteries, https://flashlightbatteries.blog/ a poetry blog for those struggling in darkness and tough times. Her poems have been published in Vita Brevis, Poetry Breakfast and Ghost City Review.

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