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Another Mothers Son

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Another Mothers Son

Glistening tears roll down pale cheeks
Not wanting to look but scared not to peek
Another coffin, another life gone
Another funeral, but not the last one.

Eyes looking down, holding each others hands
Swaying together, shoulder to shoulder we stand
A waste of young life what’s it all for
Another one afraid to answer the door.

Life is so precious, so short, yet so good
The ground hits the oak it splatters with mud
Another friend gone, more hearts are broke
We swallow it back, on misery we choke.

Blank faces and eyes covered with a mask
A pat on the back an arduous task
To say goodbye to another loved one
So precious to all, another mothers son.

© ~GG~ 23/12/2012


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  1. Date: 12/23/2012 7:37:00 PM

    life's story, well captured in words.

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 12/24/2012 2:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Robert xx
  1. Date: 12/23/2012 3:02:00 PM

    what ever the subject,Mandy, you always manage to drive home the theme of the whole poem, to the reader, this a heartfelt rendering,of a very real situation...excellent poetry.....

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 12/24/2012 2:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    A funeral this week harry xx
  1. Date: 12/23/2012 12:40:00 PM

    Hi Mandy, this is really a great write, charged with emotions. Rollo

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 12/24/2012 2:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Rollo xx