if it had been an irish wedding

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

The sun  unseen  casts his clean, clear and even keen.


The moon still where— no body there,  leaves only her silence after the wake.


The day, eyes closed or not, a modest circlet, hand to hand— emptied but not heartless.


 

https://www.libraryireland.com/HistoryIreland/Irish-Keening.php

https://www.libraryireland.com/articles/IrishFuneralCryDPJ1-31/index.php