Margaret Alice

Rookie - 3 Points (The Crystal Age / Pretoria - South Africa)

Family: Modern Saint Of Womanhood - Poem by Margaret Alice

I didn’t want to go
back to where I
left you,
but I

found you
more bruised
and battered
than before -
your eyes

you insisted
in hoarse voice
your fight
against life
would continue
until you
your need
for assertive

you are
intent on
becoming a
modern saint
of womanhood

I can’t
stand the
of your own

by yourself…

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  • (8/12/2007 10:50:00 AM)

    Another flawlessly brilliant piece to which I can find no fault.
    The musical analogy of life being metaphorically a conductable entity is nicely done. After all, who else is the best conductor (Interpretor) of his/her own life than the individual whose life is being thusly orchestrated.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 26, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 24, 2011

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