Greek Grave Stone with Poetry

Marble grave stele of a little girl ca. 450 – 440 B.C. http://www.metmuseum.org/

Après Coup

By Cynthia Cruz
June 3, 2013

Now I hear the good voices.

Go, they say, to the holy place,
The sick child dying in the barn.

This is the vocabulary of killing.

All of this waiting
For the world to begin.

http://www.guernicamag.com/poetry/apres-coup/

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