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Daughter of the River

February 22, 2021 4:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Daughter of the River

Written by Xienna Yepez, a CSUCI Service Learning student in Fall of 2020.

Confined to the elements,

I yield to nature, 

Accepting my gifts

And thankful for the power

That lives in me.

I am a daughter of the river

With water flowing

Through my veins.

It breathes life into me 

And washes over me like a wave 

I swim against the current 

And battle the tide   

I’ve learned how to hold my breath

To not drown

In the evil of pride 

Now my voice is strong and powerful 

I am thankful for the loving sea 

For teaching me to be a true woman

Because all the stormy weather couldn’t diminish me.