Her Name

Her name

meant stability,


to me.


Like something granite;

Mt Rushmore.

Or something tectonic;



Now I see

her name.

I remember she has gone:

my mind stops.


If minds

could lose their breath,

mine would gasp,

and struggle to restart.


Conceive the inconceivable;

Australia sinking,

Mt Rushmore dissolving.

Has she truly left this earth?


Her name

engraved in granite,

her soul,

amongst the stars?



as grass and shadows,

is timed to wilt and fade,

by the measure of the sun.



abiding still,

yet timed as well,

awaits a similar fate.


Granite melts

in fervent heat.

Her name

eternal memory.


And both will be


as Christ

returns again.



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