I would rather be
days away from here,
slowly inching out across the water
toward a solitary place.
the water’s full of whispering sounds,
and something tells me
the mist beneath the rain has ended.
I can finally feel myself returning.
Poem and image by Sarah Rehfeldt. Please do not copy without my permission.
Poem originally published in Ascent Aspirations Magazine, vol. 15, no. 6 (June 2011)
and is reprinted in The Voices Project (January 2017).