I Believe

Aubrey - Cincinnati, Ohio
Entered on October 9, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: nature

I believe in seasons.

I believe in the warmth of summer love, late-night train whistles, and the early afternoons of July.

I believe in the beauty of autumn, when I am once again reminded that death is an essential part of life. I believe in the fallen leaves, dark red sweaters, and spicy apple cider.

I believe in the solitude of winter, with its quiet white rooftops and piercing stars. I believe in icicles and peacoats and empty parks.

I believe in the whispers of spring, carrying tentative blades of grass and the giggles of children running to escape the air that’s still just too cold to go without a coat.

I believe in freezing rain and faltering sunshine, that struggle to shatter the ice and reassure me that summer will come again.