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A lovely open air swimming area in Munich; Einsiedl means hermit.

Maria Einsiedel Bad

Screen_shot_2017-12-05_at_08.50.24by Patrick Howse03 Nov 2013

Straight from a river
Straight from mountains,
The water is
Too icy for me.

Baby and mother
Splash away,
Smiling and waving,
Receding.

Holding on,
Heading off,
Further, colder into
Remoteness,

Unstoppably into
Darker depths,
Forever further
Into distance.