open the door
leave your bags behind
only one way a mountain
can be climbed and if you
do find yourself becoming
larger by the minute
remember even Alice
had to commit

time passes slowly
when you’re falling down a tunnel
sometimes the ground seems
to have growing funnels
wth gusts that pick you up
better than being stuck
in a giant tea cup

©That Poetry Book 2023 by Ze Lynxy Rose; Lauren Clark