Step after step
as I walk on the earth
Hard, soft, wet or dry

It’s still the same and I can’t fathom
that one day I’ll return to it
I banish the thought

and focus on the sun’s warmth
and the essence of ‘now’

©Vivian Zems

Kim hosts Quadrille Monday -on dVerse poets – a poem of 44 words with the word ‘earth’