Alice Walker

(9 February 1944 - / Eatonton Georgia)

Before I Leave The Stage


Before I leave the stage
I will sing the only song
I was meant truly to sing.

It is the song
of I AM.
Yes: I am Me
&
You.
WE ARE.

I love Us with every drop
of our blood
every atom of our cells
our waving particles
-undaunted flags of our Being-
neither here nor there.

Submitted: Friday, March 16, 2012
Edited: Friday, March 16, 2012

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