just wishes

October 30, 2008
By sydney ordean, Park City, UT

Just wishes

As she walks down the sand her footprints remember her for a split second. She looks back and sees the waves washing up to take them back into the sea.

She sits on the folds of the beach and imagines herself under the water and waves. She can hear the flapping of wings from the birds above her and wishes to fly away with them.

She can hear the rocks being dragged up and down the beach and she wishes they would drag her too.

The laughter of a mother and her daughter rise over the whispering winds and she wishes she could have someone to love her forever…

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