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Free to Be

I am a manta ray, powerful double-strokes propelling me…

I am a canoe, swift and fast down the river,

I am a paddleboat, merrily bobbing on a sunny day,

And I am the shark, fins piercing the water…

In the depths,

The blue timeless depths,

I take whatever shape I choose,

Free to be,

Anything except what I am on land.

My heart beats out the rhythm of my strokes,

I imagine as bubbles froth in the crystalline water,

And I am free to be,

Anything except what I am on land.

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NattyPie said...
Jul. 1, 2011 at 9:42 pm
It makes me think of how it must feel to be a fish. 
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