Sunday, January 10, 2021


Pebble or stone.

Skim or splash.

The ripple effect from one little thing that happened

Or didn’t happen

From one word or thought said 

Or left unsaid.

The ripple effect from one shove, one mean word,

One harmful act.

The ripple effect from one hug, one act of love,

One selfless action.


Spreading to the edge,

Washing onto the shore.

The pond settles and waits,

For another pebble to be thrown

Or skimmed across the surface.

Single actions,

By one little person,

Taking one step forward,

Picking up the pebble or stone,

Making a decision,

And acting.


Pebble or stone,

Skim or splash, 

Gentle or harsh.