Monday, November 19, 2012

Sunday Whirl #83


I am sorry for the fire

sorry for the pawn they made you

because you didn't belong

I am sorry for the silent ways

               in which

you were made to feel wrong

yet I feel such pride

                         in the life

you managed to find

full of beauty

                    and faces

unblemished by fire

how you managed to bust free

                    and unless I am mistaken

you did most of it for me





26 comments:

  1. Mama Pajama, this is a gorgeous poem of affirmation.

    Pamela

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    1. yes, a bit sad, perhaps...but thankful. thanks for stopping in!

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  3. Awww... to know such sorrow and yet turn it into something so powerful and so loving and thankful. Beautiful. Lovely poem.

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  4. Even though this poem is suffused with sorrow, it has as certain lightness about it, probably because of its brevity and skillful use of language.

    Another Whirl with Simon

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  5. I feel the sadness in the beginning of your poem, but I feel the hope at the end, the escaping from a situation that wasn't very good.

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    1. yes, that's exactly it. thanks for visiting!

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  6. Wistful and yearning - a wonderful piece.

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  7. love this..
    the last line sums it all up so well

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  8. What a lovely poem about care ... loved it !!!

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    1. thank you - and thanks so much for visiting!

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  9. Lovely wordle. Sleek and sincere. Thanks for visiting me.

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    1. my pleasure, and thanks for the kind words, and return visit!

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  10. You remind me that some help us more than others. While I never did think of myself as my parents 'favorite' - especially in the case of my father - it is to him that I believe I owe my love of writing. I only wish I saw more of his, and that he saw more of mine...

    Thank you.

    Thanks for visiting both of my wordles for 84. I wish for you now in friendship the sister you did not have then...

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    1. thanks, Jules, that's a lovely wish - and thanks for your visit!

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