Govinda walks!He is the last one to go. This I know, I've spoken to the Universe about it, I know. This one has held on the longest. Siddhartha strolled away at eight and a half months, tiny and trotting. Sahaj wandered off at ten months, still yet straying. Judah cruised through the door at one year, tough and trampling! Govinda, a spider monkey, wrapped his legs around me for so long. And now, he must go.
He was most anxious, when saying goodbye to his womb-home yet not so eager to go, away from my hip. He saddled my waist, in a hand made sling, until I started to sway in one direction from his weight. Our biggest boy. These days, he sleeps all alone. Except for the shadows and the glow. And an everlasting flame. I wonder when he will become content with a simple kiss goodnight and a story to go.