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Forgotten Corner of the World
by Linda M Hill

Tuesday, July 08, 2003

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Somewhere I hear a baby cry
Sick and just waiting to die
Mommy's left her all alone
All hope of surviving gone
Tears of a precious baby girl
In a forgotten corner of the world


A man sits on a cold hard floor
No one knocks on his front door
No ringing of the telephone
All trace of his family gone
His life and endless,useless whirl
In a forgotten corner of the world


Children starving in the street
Mothers crying in defeat
People turning off their TV
Blocking out what they don't want to see
Haunted eyes with uncombed curls
In a forgotten corner of the world

Linda Hill 2003

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Reviewed by serenety L 7/11/2003
Unfortunately these forgotten corners of the world are to be found everywhere - and noone seems to notice.
Very well done. Love this one.
Reviewed by jude forese 7/8/2003
the poet's heart must always be a beacon of compassion... excellent write!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 7/8/2003
A lot of those corners are here in the USA too
Great write Linda. Every little bit helps...
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 7/8/2003
Linda, seems like we turn our heads away to what we know is wrong and inhumane so we won't have to be aware of it. Very insightful poem. Your friend Bill
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 7/8/2003
Haunting yet mesmerizing...OUTSTANDING WORK ONCE AGAIN DEAR LINDA!!!!
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 7/8/2003

Excellent_ We Are Writing Poems Together,i.e. (God) Has Greter Influence In Which You Write
W/O Even Realizing He's Here . (As) Your Hand(s) Continue To Write...

Your Friend Now N End, TRASK
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/8/2003
compassionate, haunting, sad write...but well written with your usual grace and love

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Trixie Love 7/8/2003
Linda, another great

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/8/2003
superb write my friend!!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 7/8/2003
Beautifully done, and so very sad, excellent,

Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 7/8/2003
Such compassion revealed and what too many lack... thank you....
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/8/2003
so true, linda; eloquently written and heartrending piece! this is what i like to read from you; this is the poetry i prefer! :) (((HUGS)))
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 7/8/2003
well said and true, maybe tomorrow will bring better times to the corners of the world
Reviewed by Paul Berube 7/8/2003
Linda, very well done. So much sadness in the world but there is hope if we place our trust in good. Very well written, my friend.
Reviewed by John Bidwell 7/8/2003
Beautiful writing and caring as always from you.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 7/8/2003
Dear linda.....superb write my friend...keep it up....BHUWAN
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 7/8/2003
Well penned, with true compassion.
Reviewed by David Knight 7/8/2003
Haunting, even more so for being true. You tackle the subject well.

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