Sati – Reena Saxena #writephoto

The reference is the now extinct ‘Sati’ system, where a widow was burned on the funeral pyre along with her dead husband. The dead women were glorified and had temples built as their memorials.

 

the bell that chimes

echoes my screams

from the funeral pyre

where I was burnt alive

 

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Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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5 Responses to Sati – Reena Saxena #writephoto

  1. Oh, my! What motivation to keep him healthy! Or marry a much younger man… Or not marry at all!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Eric Pone says:

    https://wordpress.com/post/backyardknowledge.wordpress.com/209

    There is a link in the post as well. This one took a lot out of me.

    Liked by 1 person

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