When this ragged road washes out and travelers like us must carry on,

I'll choose a cadence, too, in step – in step - in step – with you;

Our footfalls and promise pace things left behind; these, the rattled ruins

Our journey winds its way towards horizon; we seed this world in hope of bloom

— inspired by Deanna's Poetry Advent and Nikki Giovanni's “A Journey” https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1COKCPmzuEXAjqNTBHw0NhHYHo0rOiW9X5kMbV9MHOEs/present?slide=id.gae8748bfec_0_73