it was time

I was here

when she planted the seeds

I was also here

when she provided fertilizer to the growing trees

I was hanging around

when she watching the flower buds begin to appear

and now I am here

picking the blooming flowers

to sprinkle on her grave

I believe she would be happy

sleeping under a sprinkling of

her last flowers

which could not be seen

***

– mei –

Death cannot be caused by anyone or anything, nor can it be stopped or delayed
unless such is in agreement with what has been pre-written.
Allah swt tells us:
“Nor can a soul die except by Allah’s leave, the term being fixed by writing…”

(Qur’an Al-Imran 3:145)

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