Still Photo by Sheila Jacob

i.m. Aylan Kurdi


At first glance

he might be asleep

or merely stunned.


In a while he’ll

turn, wriggle,

lift his head

from its salty

grey pillow,


cry out

for his Mum.


But days,



pass by.


He’s still

lying there



for the journey.


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