Steph Arpaia

(Victor, NY, USA)

An Orphan Named Rose

Poem by Steph Arpaia

taken from her mother
when she was just a child
she was given to strangers
who never heard her cry
they gave her only water
teased with sunlight
it was their symbol of love
to watch her die

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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