Nia Schexnider


Lake Michigan


I played in your arms as a child,
Your cool waters, soft and mild.
*
You hugged me, and loved me
and showed me the way.
You smiled and told me,
there is always a way.
*
I thought I knew you,
and you knew me,
but I asked, 'Why can't anybody else see? '
A sad mistake,
and a bad path to take.
*
Because I knew, you knew me.

Submitted: Monday, March 03, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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People coming forth from the water - Sac and Fox.

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