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Shipwreck
Author: Capricorn

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You struggled for a lifeline
-- I stretched out,
but a surge delivered you
breathless, floating
like driftwood into mist.

Lost in a sea of suckling mothers,
bereft -- I ache to cradle you
and clutch your blue blanket
against my engorged breasts.

------- Author's Notes -------

For the lady who poured out her heart to me about the baby she lost.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

barb (67.58.201.108) -- Thursday, July 13 2006, 06:49 pm

lovely

This is a touching ,compassionate write.That lady was lucky to have you to talk to.
Mc (152.163.100.5) -- Thursday, July 13 2006, 11:03 pm

I second

Barb's comment. You must be earning your wings, Cap. =) Lovely poem.
Capricorn (82.46.180.69) -- Monday, July 17 2006, 09:01 am

Thanks

Barb and MC ~ your comments mean a lot to me
 
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