Waiting

Waiting

Written on 05/03/2021
Sarah Emtage

Poem and art by Sarah Emtage

It’s okay to wait.
What you need never really comes late.
Red lights are alright.
Take a breath. Take a break.
You’ve got time;
time to bake patience from scratch,
time to plant seeds,
watch eggs hatch,
time to be still
and to know,
and time to be ready
when the green light says go.