Wednesday, July 4, 2012

A Watery Peace

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Lao Tzu 
It calls to him, drawing him in.
It washes down upon him, sending him into bliss.
A half-crooked smile spreads across his face.
Giggles come in fierce waves,
Emulating the splashing frenzy of his flapping hands.
Blowing bubbles, lapping up chlorine flavored mouthfuls.
Though in perpetual motion,
He is at peace here in this aquamarine nirvana.

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Aimee is an educator, wife, and the mother of 3 incredible children.  Sole (11) is a talkative, caring, budding adolescent and advocate.  Micah (8) is a sensitive, quirky naturalist.  Jonas (4) is the beautiful cherub: snuggly, funny, and wonderfully intelligent.  Jonas also has autism.   When Aimee is not writing here, she can be found at her blog Red Shoes, Autism Blues, where she documents her family's roller coaster journey with autism.