it is one thing.
to know you aught to esteem yourself low
to know you aught, and obey
out of obedience,
it is another thing
to know shame.
and know feeling worthless
not the sunday morning fire breath that says you should feel so
but to feel so
and feel quartered by horses
it is amazing how life, moving strongly,
in a moment, will change who you are.
or maybe reveal who you are.
and what you must do to become who you want to be.
or how you must choose, reach into an unlit box and grab
when you don't know what to grab at but faith.