Afterbirth

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I am a fetus

Within the womb of Earth,

Waiting to be born

Into the afterlife.

 

I was conceived

By the gods

And this womb is only

A temporary home.

 

Spirits are placenta;

And my breath is my umbilical cord.

When I am born,

It will be cut off.

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