where the river meets the sea 1 copy

©2013 Louise Gallagher

I want to
flow freely
like a brook
running down a mountainside
water droplets catapulting
one on top of the other
in a joyous race
to reach
the flat lands
far below
where the river
runs free.

I want
to run
like a river
stretched out
from shore to shore
leading me
into the far horizon
where deep waters
glisten in the sunshine
pouring down
into the open arms
of the sea
to receive me.

I want to