Heart of Water
For many years, I've led poetry writing workshops for children and young adults, here's a poem that I featured in a writing workshop last weekend that I taught for Quest for Eternal Sunshine:
When I was a baby my heart
was a tiny fish swimming
in a gargantuan sea of things to come.
When I was a toddler my heart was a trout in a large lake of
thoughts and feeling.
Now my heart is becoming
a salmon ready to go to the sea
of the troubles I will have to face.
When I am old my heart
will be a whale swimming
in a sea of memories.
When I die
God will become a whaler.