I made a footprint: it is sacred.

I made a footprint: small green specks push through it.

I made a footprint: new green blades push upward.

I made a footprint: above it, blades wave in the breeze.

I made a footprint: over it grow new stalks.

I made a footprint: above it the blossoms lie gray.

I made a footprint: smoke rises from my house.

I made a footprint: there is laughter in my house.

I made a footprint: my family lives in good health.


Copyright 2002 by Mary Ford-Grabowsky. All rights reserved.
From Sacred Voices: Essential Women’s Wisdom Through the Ages.
Posted by kind permission of the poet.