Let me balance on this earth, with arms cast like wings in the wind, spreading my legs for a firm grip, on rocks held high in the sky.
Let me balance on this earth, through pain and joy, with people who love and souls who hate, sharing ground and finding a place of peace.
Let me balance on this earth, upon a base of stones, a foundation built by those before as I will support those to come, a future left to unfold.
Let me balance on this earth, in days numbered in moments, a flash of time, quick to start, a distant middle, moving towards a quiet ending.
Let me balance on this earth, as ashes become dust, to a vacant space for one to fill, the dance is done, a cairn to mark my existence.
An original composition by the author of Ends and Beginnings