I am just now beginning
to recognize what it feels like to be at home with myself.
I c a r r i e d
all my old baggage with me to my new space, but
it doesn’t feel so heavy here. These old bags don’t feel
like much at all.
There is a sun behind the darkness.
There is a sun behind this shadow,
behind my body, deep inside there is
a sun that shines brighter
than anyone would have ever known.
I sit in the middle of this road,
grateful to have found a place
that will still be here
after a long day
and a hell of a lot of rain.