How to Grow


by Bethan Hay


 

Stand your ground              I tell myself

The ground

cold

and strong

plant your feet

and grow as daisies do

spreading to a carpet

or as dandelions

which fly

as they are blown apart

so someone else can make

a wish.

 


 

Bethan Hay lives an island life in Orkney. She has been published by Perhappened, National Flash Fiction Day (UK), and is due in Versification. She was selected to be part of MumWrite. You can find her on Twitter @bethanhay_