by Angela Hoffman
The greatest danger is to remain at the surface believing no harm is done there, that you are safe. This place breeds untruth, disguises desire and pain. It is there that you go through the motions until they no longer matter. Dive deep, where hearts are broken, falling apart where darkness is divine where love is stronger than fear where you can hang only onto faith where you can grab onto the Other rise back up, gasping for life.
Angela Hoffman lives in Wisconsin. Her poetry has appeared in Solitary Plover, Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Museletter and calendar, Agape Review, Verse-Virtual, Visual Verse, and Your Daily Poem.com. Her first chapbook (Resurrection Lily, Kelsay Books) is scheduled for release in 2022. She committed to writing a poem a day during the pandemic. Spirituality and nature often inspire her poetry.