When one has to go

The storm
such as it is
needs braving
I am girding my loins
and sharpening my spear
which should allow me
to get there and
back to here
in one piece.

Not at the mo’ though
I need to gather my
strength and paint on
a face
there must be something
I can do to
put off my departure,

any suggestions?

© 2020, John Smallshaw.