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The Children Carry Your Genes

Rating: 5.0

Battalions of books
stood to dusty attention
on their rough sawn shelves
of mission brown.

Piles of papers
from eager undergraduates
teetered in unsteady piles
all over the house.

Meters of CDs
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Sandra Fowler 24 May 2009

This eloquent, unforgettable man lives in your poetry. A wonderful way to give the gift of forever... Warmest regards, Sandra

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Andrew Blakemore 24 May 2009

A hauntingly beautiful piece of work Alison, great descriptive quality. Love, Andrew xx

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Naidz Ladia 24 May 2009

whatta sad story, but this is well presented in your poetry..nice tho it is sad..life is beautiful...smile..naizz

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Very touching......emotional heights of prose, at the death of a beloved.....

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Reshma Ramesh 23 May 2009

hmmmmmmmm what can i say allie? sweet, humorous, tender and heart breaking..well done

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Ashraful Musaddeq 05 June 2009

It is a passionate write, thoughts provoking poem that crafted with zeal! You have done a great job.10+++

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Memories of someone gone so well explained with the practicalities of study and the sensitivity of music, kindness and romance. Cancer is cruel and your last stanza leaves an impact of reality! Written with finesse Alison 10 Karin Anderson

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Anjali Sinha 28 May 2009

your heart wrenching poem moved me yeh its true the cancer genes are heriditary and they can be legacies to be passed on to the progeny a lovely poem dear Ali and A+++++ and tenner from me anjali

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Indira Renganathan 27 May 2009

Your paining heart touches the reader's heart.....wordless comment of somber

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Sonya Florentino 25 May 2009

He must have been a very special person... and a character! You will surely miss him but it seems he will also always make you smile….

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