Provisioning

Decoupage Coffin

for M.T.

She gathers with friends
to cover her final ship
with gold leaf
and paper roses,
peonies and snippets
of poems.

Songbirds
sail above
the silk lining,
between petals
and tokens of love.

Lacquer
seals the craft,
now ready
to sail.

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