If asked why I depend on what’s unseen
instead of what is solid, in plain view,
I say that all life does, and what I mean
is we need air, invisible but true,
and just as I need air that is transparent,
I need, for life, what some say isn’t there
because it isn’t readily apparent
though it be real and vital like the air.
As air sustains life on the earthly sphere,
I breathe a faith in Love that never fails,
as vital as the planet’s atmosphere,
a Love, invisible, the soul inhales,
for on this world, from beautiful to squalid,
we need what can’t be seen, not just what’s solid.
Mario A. Pita