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Percussions of a Lebanese Funeral
crepaway

Mouths, open mouths close mouths from lungs
 1
that grow teeth and chew torso, and torso
 2
that grinds heart, and heart
 3
that chokes blood into death water,
 4
and death dreams, and death that begets
 5
blackness of dyes, that which covets light
 6
and sinks silence.  
 7
 
 
Possessed with insane denial that bends steel,
 8
that cage the eyes of innocence clean
 9
to inferno,
 10
that echoes in rising crescendo, wailing remorse,
 11
requiem for the self ripped clothes,
 12
plucked buttons and hair,
 13
white and grey hair in air,
 14
and self slapping on floors and concrete and
 15
scrapped knees, and suspension, for self
 16
mired around his picture,
 17
his adorned in gold and floor and flowers
 18
and raw tribal animalistic rage of a denial
 19
that journey the infinite; Mother.
 20

13 Mar 06

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rated + will revisit to comment. Brilliant. sadness a shadow of the sun/son.

g (in) m
 — unknown

The  rituals of mourning accompany/clash with the unbearable ache of mind and heart. Every detail captured.

Grace
 — borntodance

thank you luv!

cp
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Brilliant , vivid , sad. A black celebration of sorrow and loss.  
 — unknown

love L19 and L20. The images were so powerful , I felt I was watching it with my own eyes.
 — davadzi

thanks - now you get to watch it live
 — crepaway

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