Mary Nagy Poems

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Turning 20 Today

It hit me this morning...
she's really turning 20 today.

How can that be when I still see her

He Broke His Wedding Ring

It finally snapped!
It had become tighter
over the years.
He pretended he didn’t notice

I Never Even Told Him Thank You

My dad had been sober for almost 2 years.
(that was his longest sobriety of my life)
My brother was gone to a friends house for the night
and my dad knew I was bored.

Can We Revisit The Raft?

Remember that old raft
in the middle of the lake?
We'd swim out there together
and see how long we'd take.

I Want Too Much

I can't help wondering
if my life is one big joke.
Why must I feel so different?
Is it amusing to see me squirm in my own skin?

Would You? Could You?

Would you know me if you saw me?
Could you recognize my soul?
Would my voice trigger emotions?
Could you sense that was my goal?

The Woman In The Mirror

When I pass a mirror
and catch you watching me,
I'm stricken with the strangest chill
that no one else can see.

A Little Birdie Told Me...

I know you're hurt and hungry.
I know you cry all night.
Just try to hold your head up.
You're gonna win this fight.

Suicide Bomber In Your Soul

Given too freely
this can become ammunition
a weapon used against you
like a suicide bomber

3-Will Work For Food

I told my kids we'd see it, this movie, they couldn't wait.
We finally saved the money so we started on our ''date''.

They were so very happy to be on there way to see