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A Two Woman Duo

A Two Woman Duo
By Missy Yourist 

I am from the inside of a woman whom I have never met. 
A birth mother who I do not know one ounce of who or what she is about. 
A person who bearably carried me for nine months. 
Gave birth to me, a 3 pound toe-head baby. 
She had to have held me right after, but my baby eyes don't seem to remember. 
Blurred by the brightness of the world, 
I never saw who my birth mother was. 

But after two months, I was passed onto the most beautiful creature 
that my premature eyes had ever seen. 
A woman who would ultimately become my real mother. 
A wonderful being who would raise me with pride. 
Teach me the ways in which she thought we right. 
A mom who would love me with all of her heart and care for me 
for the 14 years that she would be able to share with me.

Copyright © missy yourist | Year Posted 2012

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  1. Date: 7/5/2015 9:39:00 PM

    Missy* Thank you for sharing your poem, nicely done. Always & Forever ~LINDA~
  1. Date: 10/7/2012 12:22:00 AM

    Whoa! Poignant write this! 'Two woman duo' - that's a nice way to put it because it's from one that the other was made possible. Nice write Missy!
  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:08:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you today Missy. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Thank you for sharing. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 9/27/2012 11:30:00 AM

    Welcome to Poetry soup! Keep writing!