BICYCLE SUTRA

Barry Spacks


Training wheels help, but better a parent
to run behind you to keep you afloat
with a grip on the back of the seat as you totter
in terror and push, push. Just so

this coming to be who you truly are:
not so easy -- work, trust,
before on your own you're balanced and cry
Let go! -- full speed into never-forgetting.

Copyright CrossConnect, Inc. 1996

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