From a high vantage

From a high vantage
I scour the world below
Seeking the scattered points of reference
By which I’ll find my way
When I visit the low ground

From the ground
I cannot recognize them
And lose my way
Seeking, what I cannot find
Seeking what I cannot even remember

In a darkness
Which always gives way
To light
And remembering

Valley of the Gods
Highway 261
Utah, United States of America

Taken during travels, 1995

This poem is an allusion to reincarnation, but in particular to the time passing between incarnations, when we are planning what we want to experience in the next incarnation.