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Hey you Hey you, yes you standing there Are you ashamed? Are you afraid? Do you even care? Hey you, yes you, stop right there I heard it all I saw you there Oh, how I wish I did not care Hey you, yes you, don’t look over there It’s you, you’re the one I’m talking to You know me, yes you do I sit above, high above your head. I am your conscience And as your conscience I cried I cried for the barmaid that you had raped I cried for the young girl you terribly insulted. Hey you, yep I have your attention now You see the barmaid, yes you have been reported The young girl, hung herself last night She died hanging on a rope. Hey you, Yep now I have your attention Do you care now? Are you scared now? Hey you, behind those bars, I am your conscience. Lisa Duggan 17 August 2014.

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Date: 10/4/2014 1:01:00 AM
Gosh, another Duggan. Well welcome to Poetry Soup. You've made a very strong start with this one. I'll call by to see how you go. Cheers Scott
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Date: 9/10/2014 3:53:00 AM
Welcome to Poetry Soup Lisa. This is a profoundly poignant piece that is deserving of the honor of POTD. Congratulations! The writing torch has been passed down by your wonderful parents and it is lovely to see you here too. Aloha, Connie
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Date: 9/8/2014 6:18:00 PM
PSoup is much better now that you have posted some creative gems..... Thanks for Mom and Dad encouraging you.... Write on ..... Jake
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Date: 9/2/2014 11:29:00 AM
Lisa, thank you for the reply
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Date: 8/31/2014 1:56:00 PM
The man that disrespect a woman is not worthy to be a man, nice one Lisa, you write good, you got skills and talent, Richard
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Date: 8/27/2014 7:26:00 PM
LISA, Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will get much delight, in reading and in time become familiar with your verse. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile, others passed, when I first join the soup 4 years ago. I wish you the best when it comes to your compositions. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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Date: 8/27/2014 7:05:00 AM
My body started shivering... somehow it felt as though I can hear your voice. Mhmm
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Date: 8/25/2014 3:09:00 PM
Nice one cuz, powerful words, keep writing, your a natural just like Alf xx
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Date: 8/25/2014 9:53:00 AM
Lisa---powerful poem-I really enjoyed it. Belated Congrats! Christine :-)
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Date: 8/21/2014 7:44:00 PM
Lisa my dear what a lovely write you have penned here, I knew you could do it, you will blend in well with all these soupers, keep them coming....Luv...............Mum.xxx
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/23/2014 7:46:00 AM
Thanks my lovely mum x x x
Date: 8/21/2014 5:09:00 PM
Hi Lisa! Welcome to Soup...somewhat belated when compared to the many hits you've had on your beautiful introductory poem during these last 5 days. Looking forward to more posts from you. Pls give my regards to your parents. // paul
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/23/2014 7:47:00 AM
Thank you Paul for taking the time to read and comment :)
Date: 8/20/2014 5:59:00 PM
Come on Lisa!! Crank another one out. After all you have Mom and Dad's blood in your veins. Peter is like me could write 20/30 a day.... Give us another beauty! A request.... TIA
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Date: 8/19/2014 1:51:00 AM
Amazing poem!
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/19/2014 6:37:00 PM
Thank you for your kind comment
Date: 8/18/2014 11:42:00 PM
Congrats Lisa on being featured as POTD...It is a big honor and you should be proud.... Hugs Tim
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/19/2014 6:38:00 PM
thank you Tim
Date: 8/18/2014 7:32:00 PM
awesome poem! congrats on poem of the day!
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/19/2014 6:38:00 PM
Thank you Roxie
Date: 8/18/2014 6:03:00 PM
Beautiful Lisa... You inspiratory and for the rightful mind... Well penned for the poem of the day... Verlena
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/19/2014 6:39:00 PM
thank you for your kind comment
Date: 8/18/2014 11:32:00 AM
This is such a beautiful, powerful, inspirational write that I truly enjoyed. A warm welcome to PoetrySoup, my friend. Best wishes and happy writings! Pandita
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/19/2014 6:39:00 PM
Thank you for your kind comment
Date: 8/18/2014 10:37:00 AM
Very intense and emotional piece of writing, Lisa. I have finally come to believe that this world is sitting on top of a huge keg of TNT, and the fuse is burning.
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/19/2014 6:40:00 PM
Thank you for you kind comment
Date: 8/18/2014 6:32:00 AM
Hi Lisa, Welcome to Poetry soup, it is so great to have you here, And what an amazing honor being selected as Poem of the Day right off the bat, awesome. Your parents are well loved here and you will be too! hugs and welcome :)
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/19/2014 6:41:00 PM
Thank you and yes it is an amazing honor
Date: 8/18/2014 4:42:00 AM
Wow you sure have been passed on the talent from your amazing mum and dad - This poem sends out a powerful message and sure got MY attention! and I am so so so glad we finally got your mum to write:-) hugs jan xxx
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/18/2014 5:51:00 AM
thank you Jan my mum and dad truly are amazing
Date: 8/17/2014 9:50:00 PM
Lisa, WOW.. I like how you end the poem, :) ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community. You'll find many friendly poets, who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I want to be the first to invite you on over, to the contest page. I OFFER MY CONTEST, in hopes it inspires you to write another poem. I'm looking forward to following you and your poetry:) Here's the link to the contest page. http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_contests/ <---~Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/18/2014 5:52:00 AM
thank you so much for your kind words
Date: 8/17/2014 6:35:00 PM
welcome, lisa! as a great fan of your dad's (and your mom's, too!), it was a pleasant surprise to hear that you write poetry, too. this is an excellent poem and makes me intrigued to read more of your work...
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/18/2014 5:53:00 AM
thank you ilene very kind of you to comment
Date: 8/17/2014 4:17:00 PM
Welcome to the Soup Lisa, I hope to see more of your poetry here.
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/17/2014 6:04:00 PM
thank you
Date: 8/17/2014 11:20:00 AM
This is a wonderful first offering Lisa...You look exactly like Vera in your avatar :).....I love how you went about this...hugs Tim
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/17/2014 6:05:00 PM
thank you everyone says I look like my mum and have my dads personality
Date: 8/17/2014 9:40:00 AM
Adding this fine write to my fav list.... Thanks .....
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lisa duggan
Date: 8/17/2014 6:05:00 PM
thank you very kind of you
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