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Abortion

Rating: 4.9

Six weeks old today mamma
a birthday gift for me,
a pair of big brown eyes through
one day i will see.

Where are we going mamma
with the rain splashing down?
when it hits the ground it makes
a funny sound

Bang through the big white doors
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David Darbyshire 24 October 2006

Heavy topic....................nicly done: -)

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Alison Cassidy 21 October 2006

This is a powerful, unusual, and authentic piece about a fiercely controversial subject. I found it very moving. Excellent poem. Warmly, Alison

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Mamas do all kinds of things for all kinds of reasons...and some children suffer in real life because their Mamas made the wrong choices without giving them even a second thought. No one wins this argument and the children are generally the losers...and round and round and round in the circle again.

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This is deeply unusual, inspired - from the other perspective, if there were one, before it is got rid of. It is cleverly, intriguely, engagingly and thought-provokingly written. I take my hat off to you. t x

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Asma Bahrainwala 10 October 2006

oh, brigid....this is very touching... regards... asma..

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OK... 14 August 2019

That was a very deep poem Very interesting and excellent

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Edward Kofi Louis 29 January 2016

Abortion! ! A cruel act. Thanks for sharing.

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PERSIAN NIGHTINGALE 18 June 2008

touching poem, well done 10

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Daniel Partlow 24 August 2007

Tragic - and much more personal than what I wrote - but here are my 2 pieces on the topic: http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-flames-of-molech-abortion/ http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/from-the-womb-called-or-culled/

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Greg Dent 16 February 2007

Putting a human face on the victim is all important. Well done!

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