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Big beautiful eyes that capture my heart Dark brown like her mothers Can't tell them apart She talks up a storm of baby word sounds And we all repeat them, astonished and proud Her birthday is coming it's gonna be swell Her parents are acting like children as well They argue and fight and put her through hell They think it won't damage her She's too young to tell That mommy and daddy don't fit like a glove And she'll grow up and pick out the same man to love. They'll fight and they'll argue in front of their child and they won't understand how now they're reviled. It started way back before she was one; so please stop the cycle and look what you've done. You're repeating mistakes that your parents have made. No turning the clock back the bed has been made. Another generation is sleeping in it. Copyright ©2000 Karen M Feist

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Date: 4/20/2009 12:50:00 AM
Sometimes our inner strength is the cycle breaker, lets just hope she does...Raul
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Date: 10/2/2008 3:07:00 PM
A lesson to us all, your wisdom is indeed powerful.Blessed be. Bellantony
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Date: 9/18/2008 4:17:00 PM
A very powerful poem. Congratulations on having it featured. Well done. Regards Heidie
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Date: 9/15/2008 7:59:00 AM
Karen as powerful as the first time I read it - Congrats on being featured
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Date: 9/15/2008 6:45:00 AM
Great and true write. Kids develop a comfort zone in what they grow with. If it's violence they seek the same. If it's love they seek the same. A tough cycle to break. God Bless and congratulations on it being featured. Vince
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Date: 9/15/2008 6:32:00 AM
Wow. Excellent write. Some cycles are just too difficult to break sadly. Congratulations on a most well deserved featured write of the week. Love, Shar
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Date: 9/14/2008 6:21:00 PM
Such a sad cycle that is too often true. I like the honesty in this poem. Congratulations on having it featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen
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Date: 7/13/2008 10:17:00 AM
Once again, you speak for a difficult society of broken homes, and broken families. Good writing! Carrie
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