I came upon a water spring

By Anne McCorkell, student, Center for Distance Learning

February 8, 2013

I came upon a water spring
Its running sounds alerted me

I tested the temperature with my finger
The refreshing taste caused me to linger

At first I was alone in the woods
Surrounded by leaves of orange, yellow, green

And then a doe joined me to quench its thirst
Away in the distance, her tail twitched

She continued to drink without a flinch
Her quiet beauty beckoned to me

To watch her drink from the water, knee deep
Eye to eye, we watched each other

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