Below is the poem entitled Blind Side II - The Veja Du which was written by poet
archuletta. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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…Previous to viewed enlightenment, it was his adoption social studies that
analytically suggested that this “openness” failure with an unheard congruence of
single lives would increase each burden to-fold. Yet, only the truly broken hearted
with an ever deepening sense of a mother’s regret would indeed, endure potential
happiness instead turn to become added weight to loneliness.
This was an extra load carried by his mother and obviously based on guilt. Yet,
through the years he unknowingly turned blindly to this; obviously having thoughts
that she and the many like her, never had enough hurt to make him realize one
major factor: The swaying of a young mother’s mind to agree to the foreseen
benefits of an Open Adoption could’ve led any one of them to find comfort in the
knowing of a child’s presented future destiny…
Yet, this wasn’t the way her life ended. However, it had ended with no contact and
To edify such, of the few times she spoke to other people concerning the Open
Adoption, in her voice there always maintained a high level of self-doubting
inflection. This was a conscience still ensconced at the summit of its grief; there
would never be a fulfillment of her self-sacrificing penance.
In stark, contrasting analogy of her coercion, was that he too, had since found
himself on same like hilltop. Only this place was real, in overlook and on earth. A
place of anomaly, one that evokes true ironies, where metaphors in life’s journey’s
reflections do view from both sides …, but sometimes, - will stop you cold! It could
be a life changing experience…