Gravity no longer holds her down
and what she’s learning now,
she will not reach back to teach us –

not as we sit here, anyway.
Who knows what learnings lie ahead
once we’ve followed her path?

But let it not be soon:
we have still too much to learn here
in lessons already given;
her teaching doesn’t end

with her breath.

I should really also link to Ysabetwordsmith’s She Walks in Light and Darkness, which sparked this one.