The wishing stream
Fair stream, whose arms from snow above
About the mountains twine,
Would that the arms of one I love,
Were clasped as close as thine.
For as thy ripples, crest on crest,
Print kisses on thy shore,
So would I clasp her to my breast,
And kiss her o'er and o'er.
Submitted by Sharon Krebs
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