five-year old freedom.

22 Apr

early summer morning. a distant sun teases the cool air, promising its heat. i wake eager, and comforted by the sound of life. the birds, cars on the street, my mother – somewhere in the house cleaning or cooking, or both (probably).

giddy and greedy, my breath grabs at the wind rushing through my room. the scent of flowers and freshly cut grass dance on the air, chilled by the night’s wet summer dreams. if this season had an eau de toilette, it would be called “morning dew.”

i am excited about life. and the new chapter book i haven’t finished yet – i cannot wait to travel where i may never go.

(i was so free when i was five.)

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2 Responses to “five-year old freedom.”

  1. pearlnelson April 22, 2010 at 12:14 pm #

    This is so joyful. I needed it today! Let’s have another joyful day tomorrow…pinky swear. Pearl

  2. SEBerry April 27, 2010 at 8:55 am #

    You painted my picture this morning with the colors I would have chosen. Thank you!
    Mommy

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