Monday, February 06, 2006

Altar of prayer

Amazing Grace, how sweet
the sound
The lack of sounds in
the community gives
indication of mourning
music soothes the silence
also hints of him
is in her every breath
she has buried his
belongings, hoping to
give him peace
so that he may
fly like the butterfly
that he called me
Samaris Ayala

Samaris Ayala contributes her poetry to Puerto Rico Sun. She may be reached at
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