Every day my anxiety grew deeper,
until it enveloped me so thickly
that I could see nothing.
Alone in an illimitable desert
I wept hopelessly, as if in a nightmare in dawn
where the open mouth blue sky wept with me.
my gift to you today…awakening seeds of calmness… right diligence
Women Poets of Japan
K Rexroth & I Atsumi