POEM: by Robyn Mellish

We are the women who walk.
We come from many lands
We are many ages
We live many lives

We walk for our own reasons and yet
We walk with common purpose
We have our own unique sorrow and joys
and yet
We grieve and rejoice together

We are the women who walk
Some with fierce strides boldly moving forward
Others faltering, unsure if there can be another step
Together we make the journey

We walk in our solitude and yet,
We are never truly alone
We walk in companionship and yet,
inwardly we walk our own landscape

We are the women who walk
We came for our own reasons
We seek our own purposes
Together, we open the Way