The monks of Lamayuru

Their insides buzzed like hum
Of bees inside honeyed comb,
A common wail as in  funeral.

They were mourning no body
But everybody down the ages.

(Lamayuru is one of the oldest monasteries in the Ladakh region of the Himalayas)

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