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Come and gone like small twister like the cloud of debris he’s left. Echoes of Charlie Brown’s buddy Pigpen blow through the cobwebs in memory. Left over coffee cups replacing Transformers still dumped in the attic. Reams of knarley skateboards, wheel-less, lay in piles like so much unburnable refuse. The obligatory hugs and peck, over and done the never paid chauffeur collapses… Ah, to have him always near, So, each kiss was not quite so dear. The last fair maid on parade has wandered across the home front, wondering about her predecessor, still tacked with magnets to the fridge, still part of my heart and his… Sons…they say, do not cause such angst. Couldn’t prove it by this mother. This maternal blimp of unused helium was not permitted a girl child. One did come and fleetingly leave before formed. We’ll never know the sweetness of her. Let the image of his manly self disperse, this son.. into the mist as his Father’s has… to be remembered again, only in times of need, his need, for to do anything else, would be to rub salt in an open wound.
Poet: D. Guzzi *the day after Christmas

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  1. Date: 10/20/2011 9:06:00 PM
    well expressed,, congrats for the win!

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 4:13:00 PM
    Moving and heartfelt words...congrats to you for a superb win in the contest...

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 8:42:00 AM
    I read this the day b4 the soup went off line....a wonderful even better stirred up so much emotion in me! Similar feelings experienced with me... Gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 3:27:00 AM
    Congratulations Debbie on your success with this wonderful verse. It was a pleasure to read and pulled the heartstrings...cheers Margaret

  1. Date: 10/14/2011 12:57:00 PM
    yeah i liked it long ago and i still do..........hefty congratulations and best wishes Deb

  1. Date: 10/14/2011 12:41:00 PM
    brilliant Debbie, worthy winner. harry

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 9:55:00 PM
    Debbie you are an excellent writer. This poem was skillfully done. Just a moment of perception, how an evocative subject can be rendered beautiful with skill and art. Love and Light, Vienna.

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 7:05:00 PM
    up on top of the tree, Debbie de Guzzi, has flown there to see, if poor johnson is down on the rocks, but nah he's just chasing sweet goldilocks, delusion ...

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 6:55:00 PM to tell you how much I love this poem of yours????? Can't ....! But hope you know it!! :) Hooray for you!!

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 6:08:00 PM
    This is a wonderful emotive write, Debbie. A new fav for me. So many shared emotions! Congrats. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 5:25:00 PM
    Nice and sweet write,Debbie.Congratulations on your well deserved win....

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 5:07:00 PM
    Congrats Debbie on a first place win so grand with this outstanding poetry from the inner core ..luv.. well deserved sweet success ..

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 5:02:00 PM
    Congratulations Debbie on your excellent win

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 3:06:00 PM
    7,000,000+ ~~~Magnificent~~~ The best I have read today Debbie. Going to my favorites. I know where you are coming from as you know. NO ONE could have written this any better my friend. Congratulations on your 1st Place win. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 1:49:00 PM
    Oh Debbie a bittersweet congratulations for your first place win. So heartfelt. A well deserved placement

  1. Date: 9/26/2010 8:52:00 PM
    Debbie, I know the feelings of the loss of a child. Ours was not yet born, but a fetal death. We never knew if it was a girl or boy...but the loss was no less felt. There is, however, the saving grace that only faith can give one when that happens. Your saving grace is in your words so filled lost love. No one can relate what you have written here any better! Dan C For your Harvest Moon Contest I am going to use "to the moon Alice" .

  1. Date: 9/26/2010 9:29:00 AM
    Terrific poetry Deborah, you sure have a knack for words. If I may, I would love to enter my poem 'Full Moon Fever' based on mooning the crowd. Have a lovely Sunday >> James :)

  1. Date: 9/25/2010 8:44:00 AM
    Debbie, This is a sad, but moving of acceptance and recovery against the pains that women face. It evokes emotion...a lot of emotion. Nicely written. Love you, Dane (I would like the topic "Moon Over Miami" for your Harvest Moon contest. I am finally inspired. Is it still available? PS My x-husband died yesterday...sad.)

  1. Date: 9/22/2010 9:48:00 AM
    Interesting free verse Debbie, enjoyed the read. Soup mail me a phrases you have left, and I will enter your contest. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/21/2010 1:06:00 AM
    Hello Deb, I like this poem, it deals very well with a topic which is close to my may find my recently added poem THE TEACHER AND THE FOUNDLING of some interest, for its subject matter is similar. Thanks for all your kind and supportive comments. sincere regards Syd