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Lost

Horrid, horrid thought;
Tiny Mother reaching forth,
Reaching always to enfold,
And in enfolding just to hold.

Crying from want…and need;
Crying from loss and deed.
What to do? What to do?
I am me, and I am you?

Looking for a glint of power.
Searching, searching, hour by hour;
Love…caring…heedless heart;
No Mother were you from the start.

Crying from want…and need;
Crying from loss and deed.
What to do? What to do?
I am me and I am you?

Broken waif, soul chafed;
Battered daughter, mother’s pride;
All that’s beautiful she must hide.
All that’s soft, all that’s warm, half formed.

Crying from want…and need;
Crying from loss and undone deed.
What can I do? What can YOU do?
I am me, and you are you?

Crushed like flower pedals in a fist,
Flung haphazardly in the mist.
Nasty, sour, bitter lost;
She was forced. We are forced.

Is all lost?


Date 10/12/2008

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  1. Date: 10/30/2013 4:47:00 PM
    Very powerful and emotional poem! About abortion?

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 12:14:00 PM
    awesome win LOVE SKAT

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 11:07:00 PM
    Wonderful write...Very touchy and intriguing ...Congrats on your win....Light and Love...

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 10:26:00 PM
    Debbie, I had to read your wonderful poem three times, and enjoyed it more each time. I love attempting to interpret poetry like yours. I read of four women (mothers) who arrived at pregnancy in different ways, with different views and different outcomes. Very Powerful! CTB

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    Date: 10/29/2013 8:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Just me Chris, it almost is always just me, I seldom write from fantasy .. though who is to say that we what we experience is NOT a fantasy?
  1. Date: 10/27/2013 8:42:00 PM
    powerful write Debbie...one can feel the emotion! Congrats on your win :) hugs

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 7:54:00 AM
    congrats on your win Debbie

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 12:35:00 AM
    This is a nice question friend,Congratulation on your win

  1. Date: 10/26/2013 9:10:00 PM
    Debbie, , thank you for the support :-) CONGRATULATIONS, amazingly awesome win. Stop by my latest blog. If you's like or have time. http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_blogs/blog_detail.aspx?BlogID=17074&PoetID=18720 ------ always~ LINDA ~

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 4:47:00 PM
    Hi Deborah! Congrats that this poems was featured this week! Great write and have a nice Sunday...Gert

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 2:50:00 PM
    I like the use of the rhetorical questions in the poem to move it along and to stimulate thoughts. The rhyming sequence also flows very well. Remember that all is never lost; there is always tomorrow. Congratulations on being featured. Great job! Joseph

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 9:28:00 AM
    I read this several times and I have to say - not all is lost. I'l read it again. BIG food for thought. Congrats on the selection. Love, daver

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 5:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Deb. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/15/2010 7:29:00 AM
    Congrats. Deb on your poem being featured this week. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/15/2010 7:07:00 AM
    WOW. great write. emotion with power, it really grabbed me. thank you, chuck

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 1:20:00 PM
    Many congrats on another wonderful featured piece. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 12:51:00 PM
    Congrats TEACH on your featured poem this week on the Soup... nice one to share with us all.. with luv.. humble pupil....luv..

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 7:08:00 PM
    Congrats Deborah, on "Lost" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 8/5/2009 10:04:00 AM
    woooow this is an excellent piece of art. you have magic in your words that force readers to introspect into the aspects of life and relationships. Beautiful I wish I could write some day like this. Cheers

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 3:45:00 PM
    This painfully reminded me of my mother...you have a maturity in your writing, which shows me you have been writing awhile...your poem 'Icing" was quite spectacular. Best wishes, Sara