Mama, please forgive me.

by Poet on the Piano   Apr 8, 2017


The day is finished, and
she didn’t say goodnight the way
I remember –
kisses of milk and honey
as she smooths the rough
terrain on my head.

I’ve seen hell today,
yet the clock still chimes
its victories…
and I miss being prayed for
as she loses herself
to hopeless fantasies.

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  • 3 months ago

    by Mahesh Kachare

    Really sad piece.

  • 5 months ago

    by Brenda

    Wow, such a powerful write-I'm sorry I missed this one. Really well done-

  • 6 months ago

    by Wallflower friend

    Wow, such a sad piece. Great job!

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