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26 September 2015
At the end ...
I’d have your eyes, your voice
your hands on me
to soothe and reassure –
had I not outlived you.
A Jisei (Japanese death poem) in the form of a tanka –
written for a dVerse prompt. (They can be written as haiku too.)