-They’re not given to us; they’re leased
for us to mend and sustain.
-Yet, light from their eyes will never cease
should He see fit that it should remain.
-So in meantime, we cherish their growth,
so cognizant of any details in age—
somehow thinking that our blood oaths
will increase unsecured numbers on their last page.
-So, let’s emphasize “significance” over “duration”
and keep, in mind, it’s our loved ones He’s owed.
-Perhaps, in Divinity
we’ll find consolation
in releasing what can only be borrowed.