Tending the tension

Standing at the edge with arms
wide open and toes clutching
like claws – I wonder if brave means
jumping
flying
or looking down. You
always tell me – never look down.

Bravely we open our eyes
in each of these moments. Slowly
we show up in this breath.

© Ansa Smit,  January 2014.

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