Haiku to the Comforter

by Andrea Sanderson

Precipice of doubt
urgency of your fingers
tugging at my spine.

You saved me from me,
beckoned me to fall back fast.
I land in your palms.

You blanket my heart.
Swaddle my thoughts as infants
with warmth and wisdom.

Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson co-hosts 2nd Verse Open Mic. Her poetry is published in The Texas Observer, Pariah Anthology, SFA Press, and Sycorax’s Daughters. She recently won The People’s Choice Award, granted by the Artist Foundation of San Antonio. Visit her at www.andreavocabsanderson.com.