Opame

lost
in
endless
and
endearing thoughts
of hope
of resilience
of survival

viewing life
as endless
viewing love
as limitless

her arms
gather
a family
built not of blood
but
formed through friendships
of trust
her words
pure of heart
guide
unselfishly

she
ordained
by the universe
carries
the jeweled
and
flaming rod
of respect
blessing
balance
upon those
she comes
in contact with