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by Nadia Janice Brown

Friday, March 10, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A woman's description of what she sees in London.


In England, rain never slows this time of year.
Sun is always parading across
whether, dining on the floors of

or lounging over the concretes of
Settling anywhere except on these wet shores
where light is no longer a trend, but a rare memory.  Either way, I am standing on a
bridge feeding birds with crumbs of desperation, giving them portions of my worries.
What they don't eat is packed away and stored 

like lunch meat in the marrow of my bones, waiting for time and circumstance to unearth them.

As I look across town and pity her,
I see a mirthless woman prowling these English roads.  She is thin-faced, a scarce reminder
of how life can betray even the well-intentioned. 

I watch as she earns her living
scrounging for the loose change that strangers
dig from their pockets.  I wondered did her dreams

also died in the rain?  Were they destroyed by year’s imperfect hands?

On days like today, I await the promise of morning.

Will she bloom in her wake? 

Or will this constellation of clouds be too much for her to overtake?


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Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 9/13/2007
Hello my friend, we meet again! Lovely poem...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/13/2006
A compelling write, Nadia. Thank you for sharing your gift. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/11/2006

What a thoughtful write! I often wondered about the same thing when I passed by these people. I tried to give them $2.00, at least.

I often thought that once they were innocent babies in their mother's arms, and being admired by everyone. How life have betrayed them!...and robbed them of their happiness and dignities!!!

A wonderful thoughtful write, Nadia!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)

P.S. I have not been around here much now, since my mother passed away in December of last year. Still missing her a lot and feeling lost. I'm going through a very stressful time right now.

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