in which we come to some final resolution,
where we've "finished" and land
in some untouchable place,
free from falling apart
and breaking into pieces yet again.
While we may generate
a fantasied end state
as a targeted objective,
the heart is endless and grief may be a companion
for the duration of a life.
It is not so much a process
as a non-linear, unfolding partner.
It moves not by way of straight line,