A stone sits midstream —
immovable object
parting the waters
that seem to yield to solid.
But soft water works wonders
polishing with relentless caress
rubbing out roughness
erasing edges
transforming the immovable
with the irresistible
turning boulder into a pebble
you turn in your palm
and pocket for a charm. mjh


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  1. cko says:

    As Ron Weasley would say, “Brilliant!” Not a single unnecessary word. You got it just right. Wow.