Ferdinand L Quintos

(October 18,1942 / Bayambang, Pangasinan, Philippines)

When A Person Dies


A person dies,

we commit his body to earth,
we commend his soul to God,

we go home with new fear,
we fear from then and onward

the dead will come back
visit us in the dead of night,

we now call him a ghost,
I never really understand.

Submitted: Monday, November 04, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 05, 2013

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