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My Dearest Son Vann

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My Dearest Son Vann

When I woke up this morning, 
I heard you calling out to me.
I realized I was dreaming 
and that you couldn't be free. 

I recall the day you where took from me, 
just before you drove away.
I could still hear you saying, 
Momma I will always love you.
As the Angel's dried my eyes,
I could see where the love lies.

A month or so has come and gone
since you left me here,
to face this world alone.
I never dreamed it would happen this way, 
with you took away and put behind a wall of stone. 
Look to the heavens with the sky so clear and blue,
and always know Momma loves you.

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  1. Date: 2/25/2010 7:06:00 PM
    A fine tribute

  1. Date: 2/23/2010 10:38:00 PM
    wow, if i could define poetry as something that should evoke emotion, yours has moved above and beyond, totally reminds me of langston hughes and this truly is an amazing poem

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 12:48:00 PM
    so heart wrenching

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 10:25:00 AM
    Many congratulations to you for your poetry being featured on the Soups home page >> James

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 6:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured on PoetrySoup this week Angela. May you have many more featured. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/21/2010 7:58:00 AM
    The emotion comes through your words in a heartfelt way. Congratulations on having your poem featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Enjoy your honor! Karen

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 7:48:00 AM
    Dear Angela, I see YOU write from the Depth of YOUR HEART Because of that the POEM shows so much more LOVE Superb POEM YOU are a definite warm addition to POETRYSOUP I see the Talent YOU Possess ALWAYS YOURS ...HG