I sat here… Content…

Content I say… Eyes closed, my lungs… Inhaling and exhaling with deliberation.


And I hurled… With the force of frustration; those burdens that would drain me of my empowerment, into the tempest of the stream never to be seen again.

And… I rejoiced in its defeat.

10 Replies to “Downstream”

  1. Beautiful. It makes me think of a scene from a powerful book I teach with my fifth graders–Bridge to Terabithia. I wouldn’t spoil it if you’ve never read it, but I can say that there is a lot of water symbolism in the book. 🙂


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