A Kind of Trust

A Poem About Leaning Into the Unknown

Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash

eyes open
palms turning up,
even in darkness

the air,
every breath given
and then let go,

before it came into this body
it was exchanged
in the complex interior labyrinth
of countless other beings
for eons



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Michelle Berry Lane

Michelle Berry Lane

Earthling, Writer, Teacher, Learner; Attending to thresholds and the uncovering of meaning. Grad student: MA-Theopoetics & Writing; taught kids sci/nature 25+y