The River

The river started as a tiny stream, bursting forth from the mouth of the spring with a joyful gurgle. It traipsed along merrily, greeting the birds of the air and the flowers along its banks. "I'm heading to the great blue ocean where the waters are deep and where the most amazing fish and sea creatures live!" "Truly truly!" chirped the birds soaring off into the clouds. "Stay the course, stay the course," sang the flowers dancing along the bank. The river watched the farmers