as it jumps small pebbles immersed in clear water
Do I hear joy’s sound above the lofty pines
perchance to lend cheer to those in its path.
Joy - happily singing, reaching out, touching
always careful to stay safely within its flow
Soon it will move cautiously toward the bank
then dart away to once again begin swirling motions.
before losing composure to plummet downward
Over the waterfall to gracefully unfold as a silk fan
reaching out to join others in a mission to rejuvenate the land.
Yes, it is joy I see - Joy - bubbling with laughter,
pouring its temperament into the earth’s character.
Well, today I am making a choice. No "doom and gloom" for me - I choose JOY unspeakable and full of glory.