elysabeth faslund

Rookie (11/23/49 / Thibodaux. Louisiana)

..............For My Father...The Slip, Falling


The slip...falling...
Our Father. I beg
The begging. Kneel.
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  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (10/18/2008 8:26:00 PM)

    This is brilliant Elysabeth. A superb portrayal of anguish, pain, loss and the paradox of religious vs daughterly love. You say so much without saying much at all and take the reader behind the poet's mask in this emotionally charged, stunningly crafted poem.
    love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

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