Hold Fast

Shall we adapt then, 

you and I, 

and bloom in the quiet fright of the dark? 

Let us learn from our sisters 

the cactus lilies, 

who open their petals 

in the cool desert air

‘midst deathly howls and last rites. 

How gracious, how unsurprised. 

Theirs is a vibrant fortitude. 

Ours the same if we hold fast. cactus lillies

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s