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The Horrid Truth

She is one that hurts For she was one that was made Fun of during this Time of the year, Halloween Was not kind to her, she hurts A witch she’s just not Nor is she a Frankenstein She is not a bat Nor a skeleton is she She doesn’t fit in right now Though all the other Days of the year, she’s a freak Different person Nature has played a cruel joke And she hurts from within her So on the day at Which she could fit in the most She abhors with pain For it just reminds her of Her ailment, the horrid truth
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 9/4/2012 11:55:00 PM
    Children with congenital defects face more of a battle uphill during their lives. This is a sad set of tankas.

  1. Date: 9/4/2012 10:58:00 PM
    well a sad situation but an excellent feel of emotion for this lonesome creature Russell luv .. u r so gifted with longer pooems as well and I rather enjoy the stories from your exciting quill luv .. my portion of collab is complete now and a big YES to your question .. Constance always does a marvelous effort and I am so honored and blessed to enjoy her friendship luv as I do yours ..