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Itinerant labor

A whirlpool has taken the childAnother ship sinks in the pacific A soul is lost to itinerant laborA heartless mother, could it be?An absent father, could it be?Is hunger or desire the cause Unseen in day light but harbor Inside … Continue reading

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Daughter

She arrived unexpectedly Bundle of joy to a broken heart Blue green eyes looking. … She cried and she walked Now the broken heart misses its cure Little birds must fly. … She arrived unexpectedly Years later back from a … Continue reading

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Mother sings

Child cries in the night Afraid of darkness That looms. … She sings for the child A lullaby calm Silence. … Child cries in the night Calming lullaby She sings. … A mothering sound She utters loving Words calm. … … Continue reading

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Paddling

P is difficult letter for me Peas and bees are some of my P favourites to confuse Pasta I eat every day People heard laughing at me Paddling I try in vain Paddling through life scared. … November 28, 2020

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A Snowflake

A snowflake dances in the air Like a child running after its rabbit Wizzing between chairs in living room. … A snowflake drops and melts Like memories of childhood and Grows into a rose next spring. … Memories don’t die … Continue reading

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Steps in the dark

Sleeping alone tonight She has gone The tiny note She left full Of tiny words written By her tiny hand A memory to caress All I have in My lonely night I need water I choke I stumble in the … Continue reading

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He may leave!

She worries He may leave She leaves She wonders The mountains He stays He looks after the children The abandoned children Of days, past He tells them a story A few stories in fact Of times passed When a mother … Continue reading

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My innocent daughter

She was born in the early hours of morn She declared her existence with a little cry She had her eyes closed and hands clinched She was born in the early hours of morn She still calls me in the … Continue reading

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