Sailing

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
July/August 2006

By Claudia Celovsky

The wind caresses my hair
As I grasp the tiller,
The direction of the sail in my hands.
I watch the dazzling turquoise water
Splash up against the boat,
And glance up at my grandma’s magnificent face.
“Am I doing OK?”
She answers with a smile and a wink.
I feel so good,
With the seagulls flying all around me,
And the warm summer sunshine
Beating on my bare back.
I feel so good,
With wonder flying all around me
And the warm love of my grandma
Beating in my soul.

Sailing Claudia Celovsky

Claudia Celovsky,13
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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