I stare into the crystal clear water and watch
My life flow by in only a way nature can make it.
My eyes wander to the trees
and notice the pattern of the shadow
the tree casts upon the rough black rocks.
It is then I realize every aspect of the creek—
the fish, the sun flowers and morning flowers,
and a patch of purple lilies.
with its plants and animals,
loud green frogs and slithery, scaly snakes.
There is so much space
yearning to be discovered,
and I feel the need to explore it.
I look up at the sky
and realize just how lucky I am to be here—
a place just behind my house, a place I can be alone
and let my thoughts run wild.
So, tell me now,
where do you feel at peace?
Where, is your world?
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