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BURIAL AT SEA

BURIAL AT SEA

A poem by Jina Mahalatinia

I witnessed Mama's body
As Angels worked her flesh
Preparing her for death.
And when her flesh was pieces
She was scared of being eaten
(Remembering Viking spears
That killed, not ate, those fish)
So I cried to soothe her fears.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 9/5/2012 1:22:00 AM
A warm welcome to PoetrySoup Jina! ...Nice write on a delicate subject. Love how you show the bond between parent and child in the wake of looming departure.
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