Bob Day

(St. Augustine, Florida)

Bob Day Poems

1. Daily Blessings 1/2/2003
2. Why, Mother, Why 1/2/2003
Best Poem of Bob Day

Why, Mother, Why

In the wilderness of night
A chill invades my soul with fright.
As yet, unborn, I gasp for breath
To scream. I sense impending death!
I'd give my life for you, you know
And with your help my love would grow.
Why, Mother? Why? What have I done?
Am I not meant to be your son?

To make my plea, I have no voice,
So Mom, it's you who makes the choice.
Why must I die to suit your need?
My life is still a Godly deed.
Who speaks for me in man-made laws
Which serve to justify your cause?
Why, Mother? Why? What have I done,
That you destroy...

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