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Mother, Mother Where Are You?

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Mother, Mother Where Are You?

Murderer
Of a child's innocence.
Too late to forgive
Her hate-filled drunkeness when
Expounding on this word.
Rather forget than pretend she cared.

Maybe in some
Other lifetime we
Two will work through our
History to find the
Elation this word brings when
Remembered by others.



~~~~~~~~~~~~~ for a Rambling Poet's contest, May 2010 ~~~~~~~~~~

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  1. Date: 5/16/2010 8:41:00 PM
    Wow~Wow!! Touching....absolutely emotive piece, my dear Sue! As Nathan says: Brutal!! I'm going to say:Excellent!! : ) Have a great day. Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 8:58:00 AM
    Deep and touching...Heartfelt poem indeed,dear Sue..Charma.

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 8:24:00 AM
    I do hope that this write of yours was just for the contest, very emotional!!! Thank you for sharing and for your comments....Gert

  1. Date: 5/2/2010 7:29:00 PM
    Very emotional and heartfelt, Sue. Thank you for your kind comment on 'First Love'. I will be back soon. This looks like a winner to me. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 5/2/2010 6:10:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest

  1. Date: 5/2/2010 4:27:00 PM
    Thanks Sue for helping me with the sestina...the Van Gogh one is not correct for the contest because I believe I had too many stresses per line...but....the write was a "ride" I truely blew it out in 2 hours non stop...I was very happy with it and so really appreciate your comments! (Me and my Mom had a similiar rough go...thank God we were able to mend before her passing) Big Hugs Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/2/2010 2:14:00 PM
    Man, I was waiting to see if this kind of poem would be inspired by the contest. Sorry that it had to be you to write it....and if it is fictional, then all the better for you. Chris.