Funeral Poem by Hiroshi Satow

Funeral

Rating: 4.8


men in black,
women also.
I've seen them a couple of times
since I was a kid,
and some more
till I die.

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: death
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Mahtab Bangalee 08 July 2019

very good expressive/// like it

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Hiroshi Satow 10 July 2019

Thank you, Mahtab. They chose this piece one of my best :)

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Rahman Henry 26 September 2015

Wonderful poem. short in size but speaks a lot. Thank you, Hiroshi Satow

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Hiroshi Satow 06 October 2015

Thank you. I wish I could write such a poem again...

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Elena Sandu 20 April 2015

Oh, the gathering of most family members happens so rare, you describe it so well here! Thank you for sharing, a good read. Tsuya in Japan is one of the most controversial things I have felt, a mixture of sadness with happiness of meeting and getting closer to relatives.

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Hiroshi Satow 21 April 2015

Thank you for your comment, Elena. So you know JapaneseTsuya.

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Jayatissa K. Liyanage 16 April 2015

Looks like the black outfit has created an impression within you to last. Nice way to express your feeling.

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Hiroshi Satow 19 April 2015

Thank you. People are in black at funerals in Japan. Sometimes it makes me think of life and death.

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