Lens-Artists: Action

Oh, to jump without fear –
a skill long passed, although
leaps of faith, I still take –
never too aged for those.

scootersisters

I remember when speed equated
with freedom – a constant race –
now I walk with careful measure,
fresh air still accompanying pace.

gymnastic 4

Never could accomplish a cartwheel –
coordination not amongst my skills,
but I can flip a phrase and set argument
on its head – intellect’s nerdy thrills.

Finn in action

There is strength in youth, often
taken for granted – nostalgia recalls –
adopts a new perspective – action counts –
not just prowess, but resiliency from falls.

(Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is action.  Click on the link to join in.)

 

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

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