And Yet To Step


Pain independent of breath
suffering independent of a next step
To feel the oppression of now
and separate hurt from being

Self unlocked from body
terrifying apart from a movement
To allow emotion its course
while self trudges on

Movement apart from agony
a muscle that moves
a small breath just taken
While the most oppressive storm unleashes upon

The experience of being crushed
surrendered not to
by the knowledge of…

Can this be done
to suffer and yet to step

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