Born from uninitiated folk,
as most Westerners are,
creates holes in knowing that let icy winds enter.
Weaving oneself back together requires attention,
a briny commitment, earthly,
sight of an old fist-width rope tying the now to a millennia of then:
the family line.
Mostly invisible shoulders carry
the wobbling essential unformed
human walking known as you.
Start asking questions.