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'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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