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One More Tragic Tale



Staring up through his tears,
his eyes locked onto mine.
Imaginary fears,
held him frozen within time.

Angels mourn souls so bleak,
and wept with him that day.
Wiping a tear streaked cheek,
he bid me look away.

Denouncing his own life,
he mumbled a sad plea.
And cut deep with his knife,
as he said, "don't help me."

He stood only to fall,
I didn't know what to do.
He prayed to end it all,
and his prayers came true.

Finding he had succumb,
sirens silenced their frantic wail.
And now he'll soon become,
just one more tragic tale.
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I was born in a small town, (Bathurst) New Brunswick, Canada,. The third eldest of thirteen children, ten girls and three boys. I’m the product of a semi-dysfunctional family, brought up by a controlling, physically abusive father, verses a loving mother. Many of my poems reflect the uniqueness and special circumstances of my upbringing. more…

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