the world’s own soul, it shines in you,
as you swift and fleet from friend to place.
your phoenix life in service spent-
an inward-out beauty through and through
secret source of strength, you stride
and learn, and teach, and make, and do.
unique and yet shared with so many,
yourself is principle applied.
the steps are many, the journey is long,
less radiant beings would step to the side-
something in you sets you apart,
through the vale you wage love on;
the power of love that neglects to hate,
the might of a friend that never is gone,
our story doesn’t end, it continues hence:
your soul meshed in mine as we pass through the gate