A woman lit, in alternating shadow and light. The triangular shadows center around one eye. She looks upon us with focus.
Photo by Aleksandar Pasaric from Pexels

She is bigger than the body

made small by fear and fallibility.

She walks in shadow, ​​ ​ ​​​ ​ ​​ ​ ​​​ ​​​​ ​​ ​​​ ​ ​​ ​ ​​​ ​ ​​ ​ ​​​ building castles

and shines so bright, ​​ ​ ​​​ ​ ​​​​​building bridges.

At the center of the storm

she tries to find peace, but