We float on a sea
hidden beneath dry surfaces
covered by stones.
Isn’t this why we drink and dive so deeply
go down to the sea in ships
risk drowning, again and again?
Isn’t this why Moses parted the waters
to begin his journey?
Why Jesus crossed the waters
to comfort and challenge us?
We were born in water.
We float free in water.
We are washed clean by water.
Isn’t this why we long to find our inward sea?
To help us wash clean the world?