My grandfather’s approval

I dreamt about my grandfather too

he was at first slightly reticent of my dreams and how I lead my life

but he watched me as I walked along

and he saw how much progress I had done in my strides

how I had confronted my old anguishes, defeating even my fear of rising waters, light as a butterfly above the waves

and he congratulated me saying I was excelling, excelling

and that he was surprised, and I was ready