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A glimpse of light,
too bright.
Enough to silence me,
stop me, bring me back
to square one.
That place where I keep
my eyes closed,
keep secrets.
It’s not safe here, but it is
what I know.
I saw the light,
and came quickly back.
Afraid of what it would mean,
I came back to what
I know.
Here I hide.
Here I keep quiet,
deaf,
blind,
afraid.
And this is what I protect?
This is what I protect.
No more.
I am hell-bent on heaven.
Gently rocked.
Lovingly mocked.
Here we go.
Braving the light,
together.
To know heaven,
together.
To remember,
fall back,
be caught
and land where love reigns.
Here we go.

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