8 year anniversary

When I think of what I owe

When I do not own my own

You are the only one alone -

Aside from the One - I know I owe.


My child’s vibrant laugh,

My own self-control.

My refined faith,

My beauty-filled home.


When I think of what I owe


I think of being alone:

How different it would be,

How much less,

How much unknown.


You are my creditor and I am in your debt.

Today, I remember

What I could not ever