is every color
in space too tight for light.
produces severe symptoms;
Projecting our own shadows on others
will keep us from finding our way through.
With the box now open,
the last of its contents spilled
into collective view,
comes the greatest need yet
for- yes- willingness and
a strong stomach (as it writhes),
a softening of our individual, concreted ways and
an enlivening of curiosity and connection.
Where we go from here
to all of us.