Born from a single drop,
I begin my earthly journey.
Emerging as a delicate trickle
I find my way out tenaciously.
Slowly making myself visible
as a tiny stream in my infancy.
I grow in width and gather speed rapidly
while rushing over cliffs and through crevices many.
My meandering presence signals the unrestrained adolescence in me.
I am a sight to behold as I take the plunge roaring youthfully while falling from the mountains onto the plains, majestically.
From here I seem stable as I flow maturely with tranquility, influencing everyone around me with my magnanimity.
Finally on reaching the mouth of the sea
I expunge into it with all humility,
to complete my cycle of eternity.