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The Last Apparition: a #NaPoWriMo2020 / #GloPoWriMo2020 #TankaProse

What higher praise can I offer you, mother, than a prayer through you to your son?

these remains

of devotional sculpture

how can I witness

such things with these dry eyes

and still go on living?

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  1. Indeed, a beautiful sculpture – though slightly damaged, still capturing the essence of that archetypal motherhood, powerful enough to overcome anyone with emotion. And yes, a sad contrast to ‘these things’ we are witnessing now.

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