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A Poem for Saturday: Embrace Me, May 5, 2003

From the blog post:

Oh Mother Earth, embrace me with all of your weight. I am pressed into your bosom and like Atlas, I carry the World’s load. I leave the comforts of an orbital womb and am born a second time. Expedition 6 crewmates Ken Bowersox, Nikolai Budarin and I leaving the International ...

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Absolutely spectacular. There are so few men and women that will experience this and it's this common bond that brings them together. It's also that same bond that lets the rest of us know and believe that anything is possible and to never give up on making the world better. So thankful that recent homecomings went well and many hopes go to safe adjustment to life back on our beautiful home.

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