One stick to honor the Gateway Lord
One for each God on each road
Two for you, up there in heaven
All in all I offer seven.
My children say there is no need.
My bones are tired, but I do not heed
Their stern advice I’ll brush away
Instead I’ll climb these steps each day
To let you know I think of you
To remind you of a love that’s true
To tell you , love it’s me again
I’ll be with you soon – I just don’t know when.
So let me do this while I can
And one day should my journey end
The incense sticks will light the way
Where you’ve been waiting, every day.