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Muffled Cry

Everyone gets to choose,
The magic word is “choice”.
Only the defenseless lose, 
Wombs muffle their voice.

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  1. Date: 5/17/2013 11:25:00 PM
    wondering poems today and came across this one.it's been awhile.I truly hope all is well for you.take care

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 9:53:00 AM
    So glad I found this Robert, you are such an amazing soul; with so few words you point out one of life's greatest tragedies.

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 11:15:00 AM
    So much truth to this one.. You say so much with just four lines.. enjoyed this one too :)

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 9:04:00 AM
    Enjoyed this poem giving the unborn a voice...

  1. Date: 1/8/2012 10:09:00 PM
    Super piece here Robert. I totally agree. Someone has to speak out and protect those who cannot protect themselves. Too many people around who would love to have a baby and can't so if you don't want it give it to someone who does. Don't Kill It! That's Murder! Great job. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 1/8/2012 7:40:00 PM
    oh so very deep and touching Robert.. u speak for so many with this brilliant piece luv.. we will pray for the unborn that they have a chance at life.. thankxx for sweet kind comments on my return and healing ..

  1. Date: 1/8/2012 10:52:00 AM
    I've written a lot, really a lot - several novels and chapbooks, thousands of poems short stories, but, at my age, (82) publishing is too long a process. I'm retired, and publishing is too much like work. Thanks for reading my stuff. Love, daver

  1. Date: 1/7/2012 4:20:00 PM
    I got babies - right? Some say unborn babies have a choice of who their parents may be. Damned if I know. Enjoyed figuring this one out. LOve, daver