Written in response to a prompt by Sadje at https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2022/01/17/what-do-you-see-117-january-17-2022/


Arch of blue forming a bow

With earth as it’s taut

Tensile string

I am the arrow

I am the release

If I let go

Of fingers on the string

Will swiftly ascend

And fly away far

Don’t know for sure

Where I will reach