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In reckless abandon my mind trekked,
But I "became", by the ardor in your being
Despite the discomfort,
You preserved me in your pouch
When you could have chosen to wash me away

With great pains and agony you brought me forth,
Can I be ashamed of her that bore me?
One thing remains,
Even now that I am grown,
Your love I have not outgrown.

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  1. Date: 12/22/2009 11:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on being a first round survivor and the best to you in the finals Cardinal. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 10:25:00 PM
    Beautiful! Cardinal. Congratulations on making it through the first round and best wishes on advancing to the finals. Lainie

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 8:37:00 AM
    Congrats on your poem winning the first round of PS contest!! Very well deserved, enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry. Here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2010 be your best year ever! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 12/12/2009 4:52:00 PM
    Dear Cardinal, Congratulations on YOUR POEM " Mother " being Featured this week Welcome to the SOUP I say that for the number of POEMS YOU have Written Please come back and share YOUR Talent with us ALWAYS...HG

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 11:58:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured poem this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 3:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W. Nutter

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 4:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Cardinal. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/7/2009 12:26:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured >> James

  1. Date: 12/6/2009 11:59:00 PM
    Congrats on your featured poem! ***Danielle***

  1. Date: 10/11/2009 1:24:00 PM
    Great, honest poetry. I love the last two lines. Thanks, Kim

  1. Date: 12/17/2008 6:19:00 AM
    So true. A mother is everything without borders. the moments spent with her are always treasured deep in our memory and as you said "Your love I have not outgrown"