To Walk in Darkness

To walk down a mountain
body at the point of exhaustion
from the earlier uphill climb
knowing only that somewhere
back at the starting point
lay safety

Alone, in darkness
only a silvery quarter moon
to light the way

I screamed for help
and screamed again
but found no answering call

and finally,
just to walk
step by step
stone by stone
trusting that a greater power
walks with you there
to show the way

and so it came to be
for the spirit of the earth and I
at last walked hand in hand...

? Michaelette ?

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