My Deepest Desires

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
January/February 2017

By Isabel Taylor

I want to be one with the earth
I want to sink my feet into the soft dirt
and feel no difference between myself and the world

I want to slip into the cool river water
and float as if I am made of it.
I want to climb the tallest trees
and daringly sway in the breeze.
I want to look into a wolf’s eyes
and feel no fear at all.
I want to be one with the earth.

My Deepest Desires Isabel Taylor

Isabel Taylor, 13
Royal, Arkansas

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