Michelle Garner

Rookie (11/02/1971- / Blackpool)

Right To Life - Poem by Michelle Garner

Did you want to see me die?
Were you sad, did you cry?
Did you never want to hold me, rock me in your arms,
Did you never want to love me, keep me safe from harm?
Did you know that they would hurt me, cut me with the knife,
Did you know that they would kill me, take away my right to life?
Will you ever have more children, when 'the time is right'?
And will you ever see my face instead of theirs at night?
Now your pain is over, the surgeons task is done,
I don't suppose you ever thought that you and I were one.
Its not for me to judge you, your reasons may be good
If only i'd have had a choice, I think I never would.

Comments about Right To Life by Michelle Garner

  • (6/17/2007 4:26:00 PM)

    Michelle, another beautiful piece of writing here. You have a wonderful way of making the your words just trip off the tongue. I got the impression you were talking about childbirth which is the close to death experience goes through. But this childbirth was a cesarean. Top Mark from me. The imagery was spot on my friend. Thanks for sharing it.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 17, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 12, 2011

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