Breezing on the breath of God we trust to the edge,
sails brave with stirred spirit. We will rush
smooth in sun always, we think, the lapis sky
opens to fill us with theophany, honey
from the rock, bottomless oil jugs, kisses not clouds
yet thunder comes, blackness presses, we plummet
over the falls, a rushing vortex of dark confusion,
into freefall, chaos.
Shooting, merciless waterfall
rumbles, taunts: Now where
is your help? In the
thoughts fracture, sink.
Hope grapples, shreds.
Losses mount, rocks
sharply part our ways.
Shatter into jagged
shards of self.
Velocity grips, twists
us away, apart, anew,
splintering. Love casts a
fearless choice of
we plunge into riverhead of
rippling hearts now strangely, infinitely whole, a glint upon the waters,