Your Funeral

Aquino, Jemmilyn
October 2005
Teen Ink;Oct2005, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p6
The article discusses the author's experience of attending a funeral. The pain of mourning feels like a thousand bricks stacked and cemented on top of her chest. Her body works like a dead pump. She took the prayer position with her knees cracking as she lowered herself to the kneeling pad. The smell of formalin seems to seep through her skin as if it were a screen. She was struggling to control her emotions and pouring tears overcame her.


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