Wanting

Thirsty plants want rain;
their roots search in darkness.

A river wants the ocean;
pushes its way around, over any obstacle.

A boulder wants to fall,
roars down a mountainside.

Thirsty plants,
flowing river,
falling boulder:

wanting is a natural force,
everywhere, in everything,
driving all things towards what they must be.

wanting

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One thought on “Wanting

  1. Thirsty plants want rain; their roots search in darkness. Very vivid. ‘Thirst’ is a powerful image for me. We can’t help but thirst..beyond a want, a must, evoking an action, Like this poem.

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