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...And It Was Her Summer

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…And It Was Her Summer


“Go back to the children’s home, she said I have no work and
can’t afford to keep you” Late June afternoon she sat on a bench
with a man I didn’t know. The man smiled I didn’t like him, but
took the coins he gave me to buy an ice –cream for; I was still
hanging about so mother got up and slapped me across the face.
”Get lost you stupid boy! ” My face was burning I threw the coins
into the lake and ran away. When I stopped running it was night
and I could see sheep in a field, I was tired and cold, thought of
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Dr Dillip K Swain 06 June 2021
An excellent write! Touching.... Best
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Chinedu Dike 06 August 2020
A heart-rending story of child abuse told in eloquent finesse. A highly relatable experience. Thanks for sharing.
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alan brown 07 April 2018
a hard life for such a small child. enjoyed reading your work. Oskar Alan
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Abby Sze 14 December 2014
Repeating reading and get to understand more about What happened and feel so bad and hurt about the innocent boy.
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Leah Ayliffe 03 July 2014
This is a terrific illustration. I could imagine everything so vividly in my mind. Awesome write!
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Fred Babbin 18 June 2010
This is more of a story, or a vignette, than a poem. And while my story is much different, your story touched me deeply. I understand the feeling.
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Emma Adamyan 16 July 2009
oh God... its alive movie, yes ur poem is. i could c and feel everything. it was amazing! 10++++++++++++++
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Kesav Easwaran 08 May 2009
i have nothing to offer here as commenting words...why this world remains so bad? touching write...10+
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