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Magdalene

Photo by Syarafina Yusof on Unsplash

My Mother washed you.

As Mary Magdalene
washed —

Her rag delicate, wet,
and overwhelmed.

Washed foot
and hand,
forehead, shoulder.
And cold and still,
and ribs.

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