|THE FIRST STEP
You are the witness. Movement is
Forget where you've stepped or
where you step in.
Bend over backwards. Never bend
To keep your balance in equilibrium,
to strike out slowly, set to make
only lean forward over your center.
It's less what you see than a feel
that gets a hold-on without taking
Reach out with a hand to keep a
Consecutively, you're never at rest.
Gather for the rock in your inner
Never bend your knees while shifting
There's always the chance that's
how you will fall.
To keep your balance within some
you pass beyond art to say you
You become conscious of your unbent
which are bound to trust however
No longer content with what is
inevitably, you are opened up.
You split and you merge what's
right and what's left
for transcendent grace, a power
The fact you witness, that you're
testifies someone wants you to
To take the first step, you need