unsepulchred

unsepulchred

(ʌnˈsɛpəlkəd)
adj
not sepulchred
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If Polyneices, even after death, had to suffer for his impudence in his "unsepulchred," "unburied shame" and exposed to the elements as "a welcome store for the birds, as they espy him, to feast on at will," then black Americans, likewise, for their real or imagined impudence had to suffer the indignity of being similarly exposed to the elements, of being the "fruit for the crows to pluck/for the rain to gather/for the wind to suck/for the sun to rot/[and finally] for the tree to drop" (Holiday, "Strange Fruit").