Steps

The steep bank

at the end of a trail

left us with our 

only option, and so

we stood, gazed

out upon the gentle

waters, took time

to consider the beauty

of a moment before

turning back, retreading,

impressing our steps

further into soil, joy-

filled by the notion 

we had forged our part

of a path others had

worn-down for us,

our steps enhancing

a marker for more

who will come, continue

an exploration of this

place on this good earth—

*tutti i passi che 

ho fatto nella 

mia vita mi hanno 

portato qui, ora.

—C.L. Fisher, March 2021

Unless otherwise indicated, all content, including writing and images, are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

*Italicized portion is from the art work of Alberto Garutti and translates as: All the steps I have taken in my life have led me here, now.

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