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Evulsion

'in memorium Peter Shoobridge and his daughters'

Gentle poet what drove you to this extreme?
Something from your private living hell?
Severing the hand that took your daughters lives,
you placed a rifle to your head.
There was no audience when the shot rang out,
and the curtain fell on the silence of the dead.

Explanation: Peter Shoobridge a writer-poet, slit
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Coach Roth 18 May 2008
There is depression(myself) and madness...and god help those who suffer it. It has to be more than mere despair, an almost unthinkable re-wiring of the circuits that could lead to such tragedy from someone who I assume was not evil...good write...Coach
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Alison Cassidy 07 November 2007
Compassion underpins this poignant poem about one whose personal demons drove him to commit a terrifying act. Your lack of judgment is admirable and your poem is not without warmth. love, Allie xxxx
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