On Becoming Involved


Until now
I merely
Existed
On the
Outside,
With my nose
Pressed
Against the
Window of life,
Looking in.
I had often
Dreamed
Of how it
Would be,
How it
Could be,
If I were to
Enter,
Enjoy,
Become a part
Of it.
Then—
You
Opened the door
And invited
Me
To join.