Lee Ann Schaffer

Rookie - 0 Points (1962 / Charleston, South Carolina, US)

Lee Ann Schaffer Poems

41. Butterfly On Bruise 3/13/2005
42. We Shall Be 3/14/2005
43. Stolen Dreamer 3/16/2005
44. Craving Amnesia 3/18/2005
45. Spider's Song 3/17/2005
46. Mean Mistress Moon 3/13/2005
47. Growth, Overgrowth, Undergrowth 3/14/2005
48. A Teacher's Prayer For The Lost Children 3/24/2005
49. Hades To Persephone 5/8/2008

Comments about Lee Ann Schaffer

  • Robert Hall (3/19/2005 12:49:00 PM)

    Mrs. Schaffer,
    Your poems are great. I need some pointers! Good Job.

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Best Poem of Lee Ann Schaffer

Hades To Persephone

Tell me that you weren’t hungry that day.
Tell me that’s not what got you to stay.
Seven seeds don’t seem like quite enough
Reason to leave a mother’s deep love.

I want to believe you had the choice;
I was hearing more than my own voice;
That you opened the palms of your hands
To offer your heart, not meet my demands.

Convince me that you want to be here;
It’s not my trick that keeps you so near.
You chose me. You love me. This is real.
No silly seven seeds sealed the deal.

Miss your mother when the door must shut;
Love and hurt when you...

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I saw a little girl once, standing in the rain.
Her dress was streaked with water,
Her face was streaked with pain.

She made no attempt to move away to find a drier spot,
But stood so still, it touched my heart;
I wondered what she thought.

Her pretty dress began to sag from the water that it held,

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