Ode to home

This green land that holds my heart so tightly

And tickles my ribcage with

Pine boughs

And makes me laugh

Like the wild beast

That I truly am.


Ode to this crisp air

That tastes like apples.


Ode to this family of mine

Giant with love

I hope that we always remember

How damn lucky we are

To have each other.


Ode to the mountains that hold us

And give us dreams of grandeur

That we will climb

And conquer.


There is nothing like

Coming home

And knowing with all certainty

That you are indeed,

Truly home.