Rationale for Your Life

I asked God —
or whoever was perched
in that tree tonight —
to keep you here.

Not to prolong your suffering.
To show you healing.

Love is within you
and without you —
in the fir trees
and the night air.

Also — because
I am selfish.
Our stories
are
intertwined.

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