Mythologist Joseph Campbell believed that the first burials implied a recognition by an agricultural people of the cycle of life:
“[I]t is in the mother’s body that grain is sown: the plowing of the earth is a begetting and the growth of the grain a birth….the idea of the earth as mother and of burial as a re-entry into the womb for rebirth appears to have recommended itself to at least some of the communities of mankind at an extremely early age…“
Now for our poetic challenge!
If buried, what would grow from you?
Please post your poetic responses so we can enjoy, comment, and discus.