Water Striders

“You can wrap it up in a pretty package, but it’s still life.”  Bruce Kaplan


People usually skirt

along the surface

preferring small talk

to deep thought.



No crime

in cheap words and wine



Hearts long for more.


When conversation wanders

past weather,

paintings on walls,

the last trip taken,

takes a gentle dive.



Maybe most parties

long to hear only 

surface connections



Hearts make mistakes.



Water striders live lives

skirting along reflective pools

in open air.

They make a pretty sight.



People long for beauty,

find comfort in simplicity,

something deeper too,

deceptively simple balance

as water striders do.



~ by dianeklammer on March 25, 2013.

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