Childhood Memories

Between pine trees

And wild flowers,

Small churches

And bells

Ringing in the distance…

Between shaved ice,

And pistachios

On school days,

Books, games, and laughter

On weekends,

There were three little faces

In the back of a car,

Counting cows, horses and dogs,

On their way to adventure…

Life was simpler then.

The fun was in the journey,

Not so much in the destination.

Childhood memories,

Pathway to happiness…

October 11, 2016, Revised 3/23/2017, Excerpt from The Journey from Within by Dominique Denis