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Below is the poem entitled THE FOETUS which was written by poet Gerald Nforche. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Oh! Now I know the cruelty of man
Who leads and kills by his own bad hand,
And enjoys himself in such a game.
Friend, truly his life is very lame.

As I speak, I am just a month old,
But ma wants to leave me in the cold.
Many a concoction has she drunk
To have me killed as if I were wrong.

Despite my age in my mother’s womb
I know that I am quite in a tomb,
And quite well acquainted with man’s sin
More than an adult knows hardly seen.

How I weep as I have been deformed!
How I wish that the world be informed
Of my mum’s sin and lascivity,
And her many thoughts calamity!

Now I weep, and weep for my young life,
If I will be strong to stand and strive
As another concoction flows in,
Bringing with it a shower of man’s sin.

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  1. Date: 10/29/2010 12:30:00 PM
    Thank you for posting your excellent poetry here at PoetrySoup so we all may read it Gerald. May your weekend be one of much joy to you and may it bring inspiration to the end of your pen. Wishing you the best in any contestd you have entered or are going to enter this weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 4:59:00 AM
    One of the finest poem I have read recently , superb intellectual write, gerald. This goes to my favourite.