Forest Passage

What the forest whispered to me today,
I can tell no one.
What I heard with bliss,
I must bear silently.

Carry a still heart back home,
Each step flowing,
What in me was confused and fuzzy,
Now lies clear, in the light.

My cleverness was ridiculous,
Trembling, I sank down.
I went into the forest without God,
I returned again with Him.

-Mia Holm
translated by Joe Bandel