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Nobody's Fault

Mom and Dad, they took the blame Weekends away were not the same Afraid to leave because he might Do something awful when not in sight He started acting the week before Just like himself, depressed no more And so they left, a bit concerned The phone call came and then they learned Their son had planned to take his life Three times he tried - no kids, no wife This time he did it. He hung himself His lifeless body, the belt, the shelf The empty room where once he slept The bed is made, his things they kept The house was never quite the same A sadness lived around his name As years slipped by we hid the pain But Mommy died. She took the blame A cancer launched the main assault But it wasn't her fault It was nobody's fault. Copyright ©2001 Karen M Feist

Copyright © | Year Posted 2007

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Date: 4/20/2009 12:51:00 AM
Amazing work, a ballad in couplet form...Raul
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Date: 10/2/2008 3:10:00 PM
Tragedy is not a simple concept, it is the stealth jet that touched us all, brilliant.Blessed be. Bellantony
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Date: 7/15/2008 5:07:00 AM
Wow. I remember this emotional and powerful write, so well written. Congratulations Karen on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Shar
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Date: 7/14/2008 6:15:00 PM
Sad, heartwrenching poem. Tragedy stays with families--the ache never completely goes away. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wwishing you continued success with your writing. Karen
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Date: 7/14/2008 2:14:00 PM
So very sad and so beautifully written. Congratulations on being featured this week. Take care. Love Heidie
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Date: 7/14/2008 11:00:00 AM
Congratulations Karen on the featuring of your poem "Nobody's Fault." Vince
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Date: 7/14/2008 6:11:00 AM
Karen,congratulations on your well deserved poem being featured this week. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/13/2008 5:07:00 PM
This poem was very sad - I liked the last line - congrats on the feature
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