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If I had known to wish for this,

I would have—this day with its heat

and the way we found

the canyon, so narrow

and sculpted and smooth

with its creek so cold and shallow

and its falls not too tall to climb,

and my children

somehow quickly untamed

and willing to wade

and scale and explore.


Some days are like this,

no want to cajole or nudge,

no need to pretend things

are better than they are,

just laughter and shine

and feral wonder

and joy so wholly present

it’s only later I think to wish

it could last forever.



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