we should welcome death.
we should rejoice
that the person has made it from this world,
living as good a life as can be.
we should weep
but our tears should be of joy,
we should honour them
and the things they did in this world
and strive to do the same.
we should welcome death as we welcome the rain.
we know it'll put a temporary stop to things,
but we remember the weather before it.
we remember the last rain like it.
we watch the rain drops split.
we watch as they journey,
all to the same place.
we know they will rise again
we watch as it descends in sheets and torrents
leaving everything fresh and nascent.
signifying something greater than just
something higher than we can comprehend.
something so elusive, so obscure
we dare nor pursue as it flashes past
and leaves us swaying in its wake.