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Fly Away Home
by +Steven Curtis Lance
Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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"Death never asks nor answers why"


Fly Away Home

Fly away home birds to the sky
Death never asks nor answers why

My father could not bother to
Have anything at all to do
With his strangely quiet baby
Now and then my mother maybe
No feeling no dealing with me
So he agreed to disagree
And threw us both into the street

Into disorderly retreat
Back to where my mother began
With her own mother as before 
Giving birth to this child this man
Who came home late to leave no more
Alone and broken just as she
Was in my heart a weeping sore

And after all these years here I
Bury them all now as I die

+Steven Curtis Lance



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Reviewed by Helen Downey 7/21/2006
Very sad but well written. Great imagery! The picture is haunting and goes well with your work. Thanks for sharing.

Peace, Helen
Reviewed by Safi Abdi 7/18/2006
I agree with Marqguerite, don't give in to despair. Trust in your Maker, there is a purpose to your pain. Search and you will find it.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/18/2006
Oh This is so sad Stevie...!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Marguerite Lemoine 7/18/2006
God has given you yet another chance to be happy. Take it. Shake the dust from your feet and move on.
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 7/18/2006
This one is from very deep within your soul...
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 7/18/2006
You have voiced hurt. If you hurt I pray that God will ease your pain. Great write.
God Bless,
Lew
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 7/18/2006
You are very honest with your feelings when you right. Great job!

Sandie Mau Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/18/2006
Well my friend as I know you are now stronger and better off then you were before I see this poem as a wise and open methaphor of the life you have lived and continue to live but now free of the chains of past. At least that is how I read the images you offer openly here to your readers. Well done my friend and fellow poet.

Fee



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