i want to sing
until my lungs burst
like the furled tongues
left by dead balloons

i want to run
until my heart breaks
against my ribs
like the tide against the shore

i want to watch the sky
until my eyes
are swallowed by blue
and my soul is broken
by the sharp beauty of its light

Life, lift me within your hands
take me and
engulf me in your river
until your water rushes over
my head and down my throat

i want nothing more
than to be drowned in you