fit within the lines of the most restrained
harsh black definitions, and contrary white.
cant stretch my limbs out of these walls,
i’m tied to the cross of their tucked away faults.
and in this resurrection, i’m just me-
gray and dying and alive.
ill-defined and well from the limb of this tree,
i drink from a God who mercifully, mercifully feeds me; keeps me; leads me: