Heather Milks

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Tears Of A Mother - Poem by Heather Milks

We are the marders
and we are the mothers.
We weep, we wail, we cry out in anguish.

We cry for our children
we cry for our lovers
we cry for the loss of a friend or a brother.

We cry hard and deep.
we cry till the skin on our eylids
is crimson and raw.

We cry......

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 23, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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