I've read a lot. Maybe too much. A desire for adventure and neverending wandering has become a part of me.

I want to pack up some bags and just disappear one day. I can see myself as an older, girlier Huckleberry Finn, floating down rivers and getting into mischief. I want to be like Peter Pan, flying off to whatever place happens to interest me. And I was always secretly jealous of those book characters who actually had the opportunity to run off and join a circus.

It would be so nice to free myself from the world and just drift around it for a while. There are so many secret places to discover and so many things to learn!

I promised myself one day that I would hop on a train and see where it takes me.

I get the sense that I want to run away because I'm looking for something, although I'm not sure what. I also know that I long to just "be" rather than "do."

Running away seems like the perfect way to get some peace of mind...and also to have the adventures that have escaped me for so long!
TheQuietGirl TheQuietGirl
18-21, F
2 Responses May 25, 2012

i dont know how old you are, but i feel the same way, im 14 an want to run away - elvirathegodess - please email me! if your still thinking about it

I think you should do it...this might sound cheesy but you only live once! I often thought about this, especially the train part. If i had the money i would leave now.