Juan Olivarez

(september 12 / nyssa oregon)

I Want To Be Free


I want to be free,
Like the breeze in the trees,
Shaking the leaves,
Chasing honey bees.

I want to be free,
Like the shining stars.
Shining down on the planets,
Like Venus and Mars.

I want to be free,
Like the fireflies.
Flying in a clearing,
Lighting up the skies.

I want to be free,
Like the setting sun.
Leaving in grand splendor,
When the day is done.

Submitted: Monday, July 08, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 09, 2013

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7/8/13 Alton Texas

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