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PAID IN FULL (For Gold Star Mother's Day) © 2012, Karla Dorman
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Sunday, September 23, 2012
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The heart remembers. So does the womb. ...

Gold Star Mother's Day is September 30, 2012.

Image © 2012, Karla Dorman

You know what?  Just because their
sons, their daughters, aren't here,
doesn't mean they aren't mothers:
the heart remembers.  So does the
womb.  Arms hold only memories
now, ghosts of what-could-have-
beens.  Maybe a note, maybe not.
Heads bowed, they cry until there
is nothing left.  The very least we
can do is honor their sacrifice ...

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 10/24/2012
Karla, you have reached into the heart and delivered a compassionate work that honors them and recognizes the horror of their agony. We cannot compensate them for their losses. I wish you love and peace my dear friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 9/30/2012
Glad I caught this at the right time, Karla, because I wholeheartedly agree. Who can know the pain of such a loss? A bereavement of sorts but without, often, the ability of closure. My heart goes out to those who suffer each and every day as a consequence. May they find peace and resolution somehow, somewhen. xx
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 9/26/2012
Beautifully written, Karla...what a wonderful tribute.
Reviewed by Keith Rowley 9/24/2012
A superb and moving tribute.
Reviewed by Joy Hale 9/24/2012
Oh, Karla. A wonderful, glorious poem that speaks deeply from the heart. I was mesmerized as I read your words, reading them over and over again as they sunk gracefully into my spirit. AWESOME, girl!

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams 9/24/2012
Reviewed by D. Vegas 9/24/2012
How right you are,Karla...

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/24/2012
Too many lost to rich men's wars… mothers left behind, suffer.

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/23/2012
The very best we can do is honor their sacrifice. AMEN! Powerful reminder; well done, Karla!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :(
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