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by | Aug 3, 2020

I sat down next to the river, but that isn’t close enough.  Not close enough to drown out the thoughts in my head. I take off my shoes. Begin slowly, without thinking, my feet take one step after another. Deep into the rushing current. The rocks beneath my feet are slippery and cold, but I guess I don’t mind. The freezing water engulfs my legs.

Further.

Deeper.

To let it go. this is why I come here.  Just a few more steps.  Almost there.

The rock juts out.

I climb up.  Sit here.  Eat here.  Lie here. Never want to leave here – the place where the rushing and the stillness drown out the noise.

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