Genghis

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By Duncan Richardson

 

When the great Khan died

legend tells

 

they buried him on the plain

and gathered a swarm of horses

 

to canter over him

so no one could mourn and say

 

Here lies Temugin

 

but all would know

that where the Great Horde roams

 

his bone dust flies.

 

Image by Ricardo Cruz