16 Adult, 26 stillborn corpses stranded in open trailer on Joburg highway

by Charika Swanepoel

Can you imagine the quiet?
No wind, no soft falling air,
no breathing in and out
just cold, stale coffin air.

Previously published in:

Glass Poetry, July 2018

Ons Klyntji,  No. 122

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