Turning around to see
where I had been
I noticed the sun tending to
the embers of the afterglow.
Etching the memory deep
into my mind, my body and my soul
I walk away.
Deeply, yet gently inhaling
I feel myself fill up with strength and courage
that this, right now, is a perfect moment.
©words and photo: Alexis Rose
Thank you for reading my books: If I Could Tell You How It Feels, and Untangled, A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph