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One Day Is Like Another

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One Day Is Like Another

She fell to her knees from that blow
Where she has been ever since.

From this position, she has been
Struck, kicked, pinched, bullied,
And bourn five children.

From here, she has washed, cleaned,
Cooked, prayed, and cursed.

Her head comes to his waist
And that suits him.

One day is like another.
He stays the same,
And her knees are black and bleeding.


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  1. Date: 1/16/2014 1:38:00 PM

    about your poem: wow... About that bleeding, maybe she should not ask for change, and just pray to God, in helping her move on... Love this... Linda

  1. Date: 1/16/2014 1:34:00 PM

    Beverly, ~ Did you really think I'd leave without stopping by to say Good-bye. Never, Muwahahahaha! Why the word alone sounds -forever and difficult. LOL, I love this place and the poets. A couple of soup friends and I are taking a short vacation. REMEMBER! The Best Thing About Leaving is the "RETURN." I will leave in good faith, in hopes you don't forget me, and you are looking forward in having me visit you and your poems in the future. HAHA, I will bring a new me when I return. "I Can't wait to see you again:) If you ever want me to read a certain poem or you wish to say hi... Drop by my E-Mail Address. apoetdestroyer@yahoo.com :) Sincerely yours ~Always & Forever~ The Sweet Poet Destroyer

    Crespo Avatar Beverly Crespo Date: 1/16/2014 9:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Dear pd, this is the first time that I remember you mentioning the word "return". I am so glad that you are considering that possibility. I hope that you know how important you are to the Soup. Bev
  1. Date: 12/23/2013 9:09:00 AM

    Reads like the life of many women..Sad..Enjoyed reading your creative work..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 12/17/2013 9:59:00 AM

    wow.... grating piece that reeks of subservience... you really nail it deep, beverly!.. huggs

  1. Date: 12/17/2013 7:49:00 AM

    Beverly....Powerful write and there are many situations like this! Sad Truth! My best, chuck

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 10:13:00 PM

    very raw imagery here and powerful words. I hope all is well in your world Beverley. =)

    Crespo Avatar Beverly Crespo Date: 12/11/2013 3:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Thomas. All is well with me. Things are a bit hectic right now, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. You sound well. I miss you. Will send Soup Mail soon. Bev
  1. Date: 12/6/2013 7:43:00 AM

    The foundations of these days needs to shake with such overwhelming force, it seems. Can it not get better than this sad scenario? This was an ominous, yet powerful writing.

    Crespo Avatar Beverly Crespo Date: 12/7/2013 5:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Drake.
  1. Date: 12/5/2013 10:34:00 PM

    It sounds like an unfair situation, thanks for sharing this Beverly, xxx

    Crespo Avatar Beverly Crespo Date: 12/7/2013 5:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rose.
  1. Date: 12/5/2013 9:40:00 PM

    Very sad , Beverly

    Crespo Avatar Beverly Crespo Date: 12/5/2013 10:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Dear Dr. Ram, thanks for stopping by. Yes, it is very sad.