I roar, a lion incensed
you deign to cross me.
I scurry, a trembling mouse
as you approach.
Like a wood rat I claim
your bauble for its sparkle.
It’s natural
For an animal.
I want to be more,
I need to be more.
I need a new nature, God.

Slender Steps to Sanity
From Slender Steps t0 Sanity: Twelve-Step Notes of Hope by OAStepper