a picture of the poem, written on a typewriter

A good recovery should
make us less vulnerable to
future risks.
It’s not a “step”.
nor an item on a list.
It is time. It is a process.
Filled with empathy and care
Filled with space, empty
and at times, silent.
Allowing for anger, grief,
denial, deflection, bitterness, depression.
Giving way to acceptance, embrace,
new knowledge, ingenuity, planning,