Ferdinand L Quintos

Rookie - 10 Points (October 18,1942 / Bayambang, Pangasinan, Philippines)

When A Person Dies - Poem by Ferdinand L Quintos

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.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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