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ZARAFA PRAYING — Regina Brunache

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(after a mixed media by Lori Field)
 

for this creature like me
 
Searching with my brown puzzled neck

Closed my slender Asian eyes

Brought me to darken light

Taken away from this to be continued masquerade

The party continues without me

I call it my crown of glory

Because I have no story

Graffiti hidden sky

Water-colored lake

I dare not swim

Acrylic-painted leaves

From the tamboti tree

Waiting for my last meal

Violet leaves shows numerous sins,

What do I have to win?

Magnolia petals removed

Its poisonous taste

Another day to my fate

Written on my face

Grace

Traced stencils from my Asian race

Splattered dragonflies filled with grape juice

Tattooed on my aspired daisy arms

Hiding my shame

Secrets transparent only to god

Daisy arms placed together

Standing in submission

Praying for peace

 
 
nn, headshot, regina brunache, 08931_597071308039_257671446_n Regina Brunache is a poet and writer.  She graduated from  Bloomfield College with a degree in Creative Writing.

 

 

 

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