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Letters From Home.

Bleak heavens overbear this roiling ship
As on a rail, does know its destiny
Quick as truth let loose from cast-off lover’s lips
Parts great tidal mounds and speeds her way 

I recollect my precious little child
Abandoned now to its maternal care
How I will miss her innocent sweet smile
And send my wishes to her on the air.

Four black horses straineth hard in April’s mud
Their polished carriage wheels are firmly trapped.
In Waterloo’s cold soil still rust with blood
war souvenir’s, a cap, an inexpensive map,
A sword plucked from a Nero’s grasping hand.
Sent home, with mock disdain, to England's
shores, that feed me now with news as mother’s 
milk poisoned by myself in accident.

Copyright © angela sutherland | Year Posted 2009


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  1. Date: 2/18/2016 9:27:00 AM

    Well done, much to think about. LINDA
  1. Date: 12/5/2015 6:06:00 PM

    Angela,, I really enjoyed this poem thanks for sharing **SKAT**
  1. Date: 9/30/2009 1:33:00 PM

    Just wanted to drop by and add--Congratulations on making it through the first round in the contest. Good luck in the finals! Karen
  1. Date: 9/24/2009 4:23:00 PM

    Angela! What an enchanting poem to win in the first round of Poetrysoup contest. Best wishes for the Finals. -Mohammad
  1. Date: 9/24/2009 2:16:00 PM

    Well done Angela, sure getting past round one makes up for all the hard work gathering the back ground :-)
  1. Date: 9/24/2009 12:42:00 PM

    Angela, congratulations in getting past round one of the competition >> James
  1. Date: 7/11/2009 2:57:00 PM

    Hey, thy theme, thrust and tone is interesting... You are such a wonderful poet. Please keep writing and congratulations on your awesome piece being featured this week. You are great Angela. Adeleke
  1. Date: 7/10/2009 9:32:00 AM

    Congratulations on being featured this week! A deserved recognition, Angela!! Great piece. Ruben.
  1. Date: 7/10/2009 9:32:00 AM

    Congratulations on being featured this week! A deserved recognition, Angela!! Great piece. Ruben.
  1. Date: 7/10/2009 12:23:00 AM

    Angela, congrats on your feature...Raul
  1. Date: 7/6/2009 2:48:00 PM

    Interesting use of imagery leaving the reader with something to think about. Congratulations on having your poem featured! I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen
  1. Date: 7/6/2009 11:00:00 AM

    Congratulations on your featured poem>>James
  1. Date: 7/6/2009 6:24:00 AM

    Congratulations Angela on your featured poem this week. May you have many more. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 7/5/2009 11:12:00 PM

    Congratulations on your featured poetry. God bless and more success. Ernilando