I could not bring myself to feel enough to cry over your ending here.
Why would I?
You have moved into your element.
Christian beliefs actualized.
A joy too big to describe.
In on the secret.
Maybe it is us you now shed tears for
in that place where
you are always dressed in red
cheeks hurt from smiling so much
celestial wings wrapping you with the love
we can only imagine, the kind
you’d sought ever since your father left and
you’d steeled yourself against
heartbreak arriving in that same way again on any chilly spring morning.
None of that earthly business left now.
No need for words where spirit plays.
Comfort before worries have a chance to surface,
making you wish you’d accepted,
that of course everything was always going to be alright