On a small piece of paper
in plain black ink,
one word was scribbled
in an unbroken link:

The cause of death
It was proclaimed
was clear right from the start—
the subject in the blanket
died of a sad and broken heart.
©Yakira Shimoni Fulks
September 20, 1998 | Graymoor, IL

In memory of my dear brother Ehud Shimoni 4/24/1961 – 2/28/2014
Rear View | When Death Comes

Cause of Death-Painting-36 ©Yakira Shimoni Fulks—Kira Art and Poetry