Foundation Stones- April 20

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Foundation Stones, A Poem by Danna Faulds


Here is my past--

what I've been proud of,

and what I've pushed away.

Today I see how each piece

was needed, not a single

step wasted on the way.


Like a stone wall,

every rock resting

on what came before-

no stone can be

suspended in mid-air.


Foundation laid by every

act and omission,

each decision, even

those the mind would

label "big mistake.”


These things I thought