“At the Cemetary”: A Poem by Santi Tafarella

 

Poised to

wrestle

 

the desolate

white

 

angel alone.

My mother’s

 

winged

pelvic bone.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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5 Responses to “At the Cemetary”: A Poem by Santi Tafarella

  1. vali says:

    beautiful poem,but i wanna know who’s painting is that and what’s it’s name.
    thank you

  2. jacob says:

    your poem is incredible

  3. santitafarella says:

    Jacob,

    That is very kind of you. I lost my mom to leukemia when I was five years old. The subject is a lifelong raw one for me.

    —Santi

  4. drake says:

    hy..i like very much your poem..tell me,please,what drawing is that?..

  5. Anonymous says:

    Jacob and the angel

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