no one looking
for a small vessel
hull taking on water
the parental mask
now beneath the waves
of fear caused by aids
consciousness just a blank stare
into the void of existence
no search planes
just the silence
containing a child’s
into the dark waters
Very well written…and sad, yet notions ring of truth in pains of life, of death, and placement, sometimes very foolishly
I am stock piling poems that will protect me from the flood of anger over tragedy unaddressed. Thanks for this one. Sue
This poem is very strong. Its bitterness and anger go hand in hand with the underlying sadness and heartbreak.
very sad and truthful.
your poems always touch the soul.
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Your poem is beautiful! like usual!
Have a great Sunday 🙂
Very moving. Thanks.
The children suffer for the sins of the father (mother)… so sad and true. Well said. May their little souls float away to peace. Heartspell
Chills! When I read something that moves me I get the chills. Thank you for moving me.
The most tragic reality of our “civilized” times.
this one hit hard slp… so much unseen, unnoticed and uncared for in this world.
I enjoyed this poem. It’s powerful. Well done.
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Well-written Powerful poem!
What a deep meaning it contains!
you r really marvelous.
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