I stepped into the sunlight

And all at once

My soul began to thaw

As if it had been parched for light.

I am learning to stand

On my own trembling feet

Expecting nothing, wanting nothing

Just relieved to be alive

Still able to feel sunshine on my face

And hope for humanity in my heart.

Published by Quietest Poet

Writer, mother, counselor, flower gardener, recipe seeker, and Netflix lover.

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