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The Funeral – Sean Joyce

Weasel words with easy starts are not the first ones to our hearts when the cold cadaver light of day takes one of those we love away After the funeral – when the funeral was over – After we had … Continue reading

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poem – the funeral

MARK you not yon sad procession; ‘Mid the ruin’d abbey’s gloom, Hastening to the worm’s possession, To the dark and silent tomb! See the velvet pall hangs over Poor mortality’s remains; We should shudder to discover What that coffin’s space … Continue reading

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The Funeral – HEG George

Respects have been paid  by those with good manners  and by the mawkish with  restrained curiosity  And now, I sit in a chasm of nothingness.  Raging seas crashing from my eyes,  whilst salty rivers run from my  nose to the … Continue reading

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