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mother of many

Yes, our tears stem 
From your success
& your smiles 
Are inspired
By our sickness,
But your nest 
Must not be nourished
By the warm blood 
Of my womb
& your breasts 
Should not be fattened
By the flesh of sinless infants. 
Even though you reproduce
Like the clouds 
Of a storm 
& your children 
Are as countless as the seeds 
Of sorrow
Whilst our little lank as the reeds 
Of the brook,
You should not seek
A home
In the shells of our souls
And let your pest-offspring
Find sanity & rest 
In the mad bustle of our blood



Poem 6The Girl Next Door 
She hates roses 
For their craft of thorns
The spirits
Found fixed abode 
In her mind 
And inspired her mad
When shes gone her words will 
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