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The Bag Lady

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The Bag Lady

She humbles herself
With her lack of ambition
A stain of sadness
In all that she wears

She mumbles through life
With words of conviction
banished from gladness
by guilt that she bears

She crumbles inside
From a need for contrition
A martyr for madness
she sits and she stares

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  1. Date: 9/14/2009 5:20:00 PM
    Wow. Awesome write. Incredible word choice and rhyme and flow. Powerful emotion this evokes. Nice to meet you and thank you so much for that wonderful comment on my poem! Off the site for a while, hoping to return soon. Warmest wishes, Shar xoxo