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The Path of Water

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The Need for Water

I escaped the land of winding cliffs to the south.And when I did so, I changed course from whereI initially had planned to go.

From that day, I no longer ran from my peoplebut merely persisted in staying away from them.

Days passed into months and months into years.

I grew into manhood without the companionship ofmy father and without the worrying comfort of my mother.

The hills and the valleys raised me.

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Then, as well as now, in my daily walking, I have soughtthe answer to one question above all others: ...

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