I dived into the water
only to find myself at the ceiling of great depth.
There was no ground to stop my fall
just a feeling of weightlessness.
I am alone
my thoughts drawn from forces outside me
towards nothing but an empty horizon.
I become aware of the warm sun's touch,
I roll over
see a small scattering of white clouds
drifting on a ghost of a breeze.
The sky is a perfect blue.
I smile, my vision no longer empty but one of hope.
I am taken by the urge to return.
I head back to the distant shore.
Life has thrown me a line,
for it takes me forward instead of in a circle.
I set off on my new journey
conscious that I am walking on air.
My footprints no longer leave a mark,
nor are made with a sigh.
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem