Life's True Discovery Zones
When an infant first peers into her mother's eyes,
by Elizabeth Bolden
when she finds her feet and hands.
While playing outside, the child finds
a pill bug curled up to hide,
or on a flower, a bee lands.
When meeting a new friend,
or finding something new in an old one.
When the door of sexuality is opened
and two lovers become as one.
When walking through the woods,
a small trail appears with foot-
prints from a fawn.
When staying up all night with
a loved-one just to greet the dawn.
When finding the courage to chase
after a dream,
When following the path of a
Life is never fully known,
but a lifetime of discovery zones.