Tuesday, March 23, 2010

This poem was inspired by a conversation I had with a friend Sunday afternoon.
There is no title, simply because none came to mind.

i have seen my mother cry
a mother who was never to be for me

i have seen the tears my
mother shed a life that i never
lived to see

i have seen the charred
and burnt scars discarded

and one choice silenced my voice
another birthed in me air

i have seen what was to be
and now i live in what is

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