RIC S. BASTASA


Carried Away


try bathing in the river
swim, swim, swim farther

you feel light, you are like a fish now
carried by the magic of water somehow

you long for depths and distance
you forget the specific instance

you are carried away floating
to your instincts so trusting

you do not even notice that it is already dark
and the moon begins to sail with you with the lark

towards a dreamy evening where you are
free and light like a drifting star

Submitted: Friday, October 11, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 31, 2013

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