The Swimming Lesson

At the water's edge wading deep within entrenched a flowing blanket covers me whole sunlight splashes forming a solar dress A feeble folk of minnows nibble at my feet Motherly advice echoes in my inner ear Do not lose your slippers Reality beckons I lose one - To swim or drown the only choice as I climb onto a crag watching the currents swirl by

Jolly Alexander is a published poet who loves to read and write. Jolly is a member of the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She networks on social media and loves meeting new people there.

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