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Two Survivors

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Two Survivors

My mother and aunts
All suffered from breast cancer
Mom’s right breast removed

She had the choice to abort
But she risked her life for me

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  1. Date: 6/19/2012 7:08:00 PM
    Lots more here than the surface message. I'm glad for you both.

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 8:59:00 AM
    The ending lines are so powerful and emotive, Brittany! Congrats on your win. Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 6:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super win in Joann's "Contankacerous" contest Brittany. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 3:43:00 AM
    Very well written tanka, hats off to your mother for her courage. Congrats on the win!

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 6:40:00 PM
    I hate to say I TOLD YOU SOOOO,LOL.Congratulations on your win!!!! GREAT JOB!!!

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 6:39:00 PM
    I hate to say I TOLD YOU SOOO LOL!!!!Congratulations on your win!!!! GREAT JOB!!!

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 6:38:00 PM
    I hate to say I TOLD YOU SOOO LOL!!!!Congratulations on your win!!!! GREAT JOB!!!

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 6:37:00 PM
    I hate to say I TOLD YOU SOOO LOL!!!!Congratulations on your win!!!! GREAT JOB!!!

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 2:41:00 PM
    Such a personal victory...so moving is this!!

  1. Date: 6/17/2012 7:45:00 PM
    Now that's a soldier story! Helluva write poet.

  1. Date: 6/17/2012 12:37:00 AM
    Intense!!! Excellent piece here..love it dearly!!

  1. Date: 6/17/2012 12:35:00 AM
    A very strong poem based on personal experience. Sure to be a winner, Brittany.

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 10:22:00 PM
    "Wow" the emotion here britt, is touching and sad at the same time... STUPENDOUS" Carma!!!!

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 9:10:00 PM
    " Any woman who has felt a baby stir inside her and any man who has seen the tiny heart pulsing on an ultra sound screen ,knows that abortion is about ending a life ''.it is my first poem that i add as my favorite in poetry soup .so hear touching .thank you for sharing .jk

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    Date: 6/16/2012 10:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm glad we can feel similar emotions from this poem :)
  1. Date: 6/16/2012 6:46:00 PM
    Nice write Brittany...Very touching..

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 6:26:00 PM
    Brittany, this is a very touching tanka, some choices are worth the risk..xox~pd

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 6:13:00 PM
    Brittany this is sooo emotional!!! I love the way you touched this sensitive topic,soo tenderly.THIS POEM STANDS FOR HOPE!!!