Galway Kinnell: Cemetery Angels

Credit: Joy Neighbors
http://agraveinterest.blogspot.com/2011/04/angels-in-cemetery.html

Cemetery Angels

On these cold days
they stand over
our dead, who will
erupt into flower as soon
as memory and human shape
rot out of them, each bent
forward and with wings
partly opened as though
warming itself at a fire.

–Galway Kinnell

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