This links to http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.se/2014/05/carpe-diem-474-valley-aboriginal-legend.html
A great place to visit and get lost in – go there!
This is my small, tired attempt. The last line is currently eluding me, though the one I have at the moment seems to be burning out from behind my synapses, desperate to be heard!
Earth, defiled by death,
releases none from it’s grasp
’til debt is paid back.