a moment of confession

A moment of confession:

 

This here is a moment of weakness,

where the task at hand is daunting,

a Philistine that threatens my security.

 

I am little.

My voice feeble.

My hands shake

as my heart give in inside me.

 

My heartbeat:

Is it really possible?

Can it really be done?

 

I take a grudging step forward

with eyes closed.

I refuse to look

lest the ground beneath me crumble.

 

I will fall…

I will fall.

I will fall!

I can’t fall!

 

Big hands clasp mine,

placing my clammy hands

against solid chest.

 

His heartbeat:

I thought you said

Intimidated by no one and nothing”?

 

My heart responds:

I know, I know.

But…

 

His heart bleeds out:

Focus.

Focus.

Focus.

Verily, verily, I tell you

We shall get there together.

 

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