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Books
· Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and Treatments

· Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and Treatment

· Suicide Warfare: Culture, the Military, and the Individual as a Weapon

· Women in Combat: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

· Women of Afghanistan in the Post-Taliban Era: How Lives Have Changed . . .

· Women Political Leaders in Africa

· Female Suicide Bombers

· Female Genital Mutilation: Legal, Cultural and Medical Issues

· The Cuban Family: Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship

· Paternity and American Law


Short Stories
· A Woman Confesses: It's Never Too Late For Lessons In Love -- And LifeLessons in Love and Life


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· Sage Book Chapter: Women Political Leaders in Africa

· Female Genital Mutilation

· Terrorist Attack & Natural Disaster Preparedness

· Susan Cook-Jahme, AuthorsDen, Newsletter Review

· Warren V. Keller: A Visit to His Roots

· Properly Trained Servicewomen Can Overcome Physical Shortcomings

· Overturning Paternity

· Sexual Harassment

· Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989)

· The "Dear John": Rosemarie Keller Skaine to Bob Trentz


Poetry
· Crossroads

· Eventide

· He Does Me Wrong Song

· Iíll Remember You

· Little Girl, Little Girl

· Wait

· We Live

· I Am Well Fed

· My Horse II

· The Precipice

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  To Mother
by Rosemarie Skaine
Monday, July 21, 2003


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Written to my mother when I was 14 years old. I still have my originally printed copy in red, green, brown, and ordinary led pencil. Signed Rosemarie Keller
© Rosemarie Keller Skaine, 2003


So dear have you been to me the last 14 years.
I hope someday I may pay you back,
That someday you will not have to shed so many tears,
But I may ne'er be able to pay you a money sack,
Just the same I will never forget the deeds you have done,
Mother, your work will be done, when I am 21.


Who will you have to fret for -
Who will you have to cry for -
Who will you have to trouble you
Won't you, Dear Mother, be glad when it's all over?


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/23/2007
I have a feeling your mother was not glad when it was "all over." Thanks for sharing, Rosemarie. Love and peace,

Regis
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