Faith Elizabeth Brigham

Rookie (May 14,1953 / Pittsburgh, PA)

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I was born in Pittsburgh, PA, the third of seven girls. I'm certain I was in love with words by the time I was five years old. The first thing I ever wrote was a Christmas play for my fifth grade class in parochial school. The following year, I won first place in my sixth grade poetry class' contest.

In high school, I joined the school newspaper staff and was the editor for the school... more »

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  • Jay M (9/12/2015 7:23:00 AM)


  • Adryan Rotica (4/30/2006 4:32:00 PM)

    Oh yeah, with a name like can we not love you? Keep your poetic self in tune, because all your readers know you've got your finger on the pulse ~

  • Will Barber (4/30/2006 12:06:00 AM)

    I loved your poem. Please keep on writing - and Thank You VeryMuch for your comments on my own poem. You are lovely, and very talented.

  • Mary Nagy (10/7/2005 5:50:00 AM)

    I've been reading through your poems and I really love them. You are very talented. I look forward to reading more from you. Sincerely, Mary

  • , , , (12/1/2004 6:11:00 PM)

    very lovely work, indeed,

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Best Poem of Faith Elizabeth Brigham


i do not know my strength
nor see myself as other people do
i can not be all things
to others or please all for
the sake of keeping peace

death will come swiftly
when everyone wants a piece of me
and there is not enough
of me to go around
my strength slowly depletes

i turn a deaf ear to the men
whose own ears ignored my pleas
forgiving them a given
though forgetting so difficult
i release those that built this prison

i have never known my strength
to endure the unspeakable
giving life my all to
those who would just as ...

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