Michael Shepherd Mother-Daughter Poems

1.
! Daughter

and some other father at the club
says, has she flown the nest yet?
and it sounds so crude
you don’t want to answer.
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2.
! To A God-Daughter On Her Sad Poem

Yes, we get blasé and dismissive on this site –
reading in the reams of Poemhunter posts
‘yet another poem of teenage angst’,
we say, scanning the raw wounds
...

3.
0178 Mother And Son

I'd known her all my life,
nursed her for seven years
night and day
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4.
0107 To Jh On The Birth Of A Daughter

She'll love you 'til her dying day,
and just to prove it
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