Cover the mirrors

For RBG, may her memory be a blessing

Cover the mirrors
Ring the bell
Turn over the chairs
Leave the broom 
in the closet
Place the lid of the coffin
outside the door

Take off your jewelry
Tear your lapel
Paint yourselves ochre
Lock your razor away
Give the dead a new name 
Cover them in leaves and 
Feed the body to the birds

Pull down the moon
Still the winds
Silence the tides

Ask forgiveness 
of the dead

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

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

You are commenting using your 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