I want to really live.
I want to laugh till my stomach tightens so much
that it aches and my legs hurt from my slapping them.
I want to cry from my gut and let the tears wash
me to where I need to go.
I want to hear the singing of my heart.
And let the sounds echo inside me
and I want to dance to that music.
I want to fill with compassion
and touch someone's face so gently
that they can feel the caring in my fingertips.
I want to love so deeply
that my cells vibrate with it
and just standing near me
you can feel the buzz of the vibrations.
I want to know that I am worthy and good
and I want to leave self-doubt on the highway.
I want to touch the sky
and recognize my soul in it.
I want to walk in the rain
and drop to my knees in gratitude
for this gift of life I have been given.
May I never EVER forget what a gift it truly is.