After we left the tower, we walked around the trails for a while. When it started to get a bit dark, we headed back to our vehicles. There was a group there playing with poi. Music was playing, their poi lit up, and they welcomed friendly faces.
One of my brothers and sister jumped right in. The other brother and his friend were next. I hated myself for dragging my heels.
There was laughter, music, almost a feeling of extended friendship. What better environment to try something new? And yet.
I did try. Briefly. Someday I hope to do more.
More than that, I aim to be braver,