Rest! In our hearts

Madang Airport

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That eagle in the heaven,
Whose two eyes are crimson;
Sent fathers over boulders!

And children’s mothers,
Into ways have parted; without
Meeting and greeting.

Ye plots of Earth;
Realm of maggots;
Thy scents are a stench!

In days unborn, use your arms;
Open again your doors. I dare!
O ye idle! Like an idol

Weeds must your doors trample!
Earthworms must their gardens be!
Ye’ll be fields that are sealed.

That neither breaths of storm,
Nor wrinkles of love, in their
Vacant rests, will distress.

Thy beds of slumber,
Where darkness is imprisoned;
They lay not; lifeless in silence

O Rest! In our hearts,
Where an eagle dare not fly;
There’ll be butterflies with lullabies

By: Jeffrey Febi    Wednesday, 23 2010


This is a piece that curses the Dash 8 aircraft that crashed in Madang and death/graves.
Then celebrates life and treasured memories that will live in the hearts of loved ones.
Death/graves can never take away precious memories and this is victory over death/graves.


About febijefwhispers
I love reading and writing poetry!

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