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The Day Her Garden Died

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The Day Her Garden Died

The day her garden died
Her husband was out of town.
She was all alone that night,
She had an unwelcome guest, 
He ravished her over and over til her inside was sore
She wanted to die that night, she was so ashamed,
and she never told a soul. 

The day her garden died
was the day she got the news
That the baby she carried inside of her 
Would never be born
For she had a fatal virus
The baby was now dead.

The day her garden died
Was the day her husband left her
He said she, should stay away from him
Her life was just too dim
That night she cried in agony
Her anguished gnawed within her 
And she couldn't stand the pain

The day her garden died
was the final straw, she was driven to madness
she lost everything, 
Now she's been put into confinement
for fear that she might kill herself
She wanted to take her own life
to end her misery...

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  1. Date: 2/8/2013 5:35:00 PM
    Good job!

  1. Date: 11/6/2012 8:15:00 AM
    Hi Sherene wow what a traumatic ballad well written, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 11/6/2012 12:21:00 AM
    Woww Sherene, very in depth with your soul, had me teary, with this wonder powerhouse write, enjoyed it... Xoxo Love Carma all the blessings

    Reed Avatar Carma Reed
    Date: 11/6/2012 12:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Very sad though....