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Sweet Lady

In the drawer
Behind all the white t-shirts 
Packed away in the corner where 
It is safe, I keep you.

You are hidden
No one knows you're there,
Except me.
I take you out to see your 
Smiling yet depressed face.

I realize the trouble you went through 
Just to make sure I live a better life 
Than you did.

Here you hold your baby one last time
Before sending him off to a
Life without poverty.
He doesn't say goodbye because
He is so small and innocent.
You give him a little kiss and say
Goodbye my sweet child.

So I thank you
Sweet, sweet, lady.
I'll put you back
In that safe little place,
So that when the time comes
For me to meet you,
I will find you before
You find me.

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  1. Date: 3/29/2011 4:35:00 AM
    You brought tears to my eyes, Joseph. Many congrats on this fine feature of the week. Elaine

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 5:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved featured poem this week Joseph. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 11:08:00 AM
    Congratulations Joseph, on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals. Love Carol

  1. Date: 2/21/2011 1:21:00 PM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week on PoetrySoup Joseph. Love, Carol