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Plunging Into the Salty Waves

I am a child again

Photo by Devon Daniel on Unsplash

Whenever I begin reading a new book
one I know I will love
from the very first sentence
I feel a rush inside.

I am a child again.

Racing along on strong young legs
plunging into the salty waves
emerging after several hours
waterlogged and wrinkled…

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.