Autumn Eve

I see someone frozen,

where my body lays  carefully embalmed
waiting for my grandchildren  to pick up the weeds,
  burn an incense
   and call out for protection,   a prepaid harvest,
the way the ears pick up the lyrics of a withered song [one by one, till all that’s left is the East wind of a once beautiful woman]   and lets that fire burn them alive.

Her grandson’s eating songpyeon the way   her mind ate her
  till she became the weed everyone wanted to throw away

from her father’s grave.

Published by Akubudike Deborah

a very determined writer (poet and lyricist), hoping to change the world positively with writing, public speaking, spoken word poetry, music (songwriting), dancing, and lots more. let's encourage each other and live the life we deserve 😇😇.

7 thoughts on “Autumn Eve

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started
<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: