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a mother no more

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a mother no more

i once had a mother 
and a sister 
and a brother

her head was twisted
she wished for death
and barely missed it
 
she hated her life
 all she wanted was  true love 
and to become a wife

she tried soo hard  to end it 
but her spirit failed to split
   ************

they sent me away
i can still remember
grandma coming and helping 
me pack that day

As i alone walked to the car
i looked back
not understanding the distance 
so far

she shut the door
and i knew in that moment
she was my mother no more

and in that moment let my 
mind know
its time for all of us to just let 
go

months later i got a strange call
and i knew
sometimes rehab cant fix em` 
all

To: my real mom
Whom has placed this horrible 
curse I call life upon me

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  1. Date: 3/21/2012 5:49:00 AM
    this is so sad, avia, and written with such feeling. harry

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 8:44:00 PM
    THE EMOTIONS INVOLVED WITH THIS IS INTENSE. I RESPECT YOUR TRUTH'S. THIS IS POETRY.