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Gina Rothfels

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A Baby’s Cry
by Gina Rothfels

Monday, February 25, 2002

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Why does a baby cry
As he enters the great unknown,
Joins that magical game called life?
Is it the pain of parting
From the loving womb
That’s been his home
And only friend?
Or does he sense what’s in store
For him and his kind
In a world too full
To give its best?
Does he feel the burden
Of his ancestors’ tears
And the tears of children
Still to be born
As they learn there’s no life
Without fears?
Does he cry for the poor
Who must fight for their bread,
Or the rich whose possessions
Are a burden on their heads?
Or is it just a cry
Of momentary need
From one who really doesn’t know…


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Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 3/16/2002
Fine poem. Deep with understanding and passion. Nice read...Trish
Reviewed by An Angel (Reader) 3/6/2002
Oh... I loved this piece! Touching, moving' excellent writing :)
Blessings and light,
~~~Angel
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 3/3/2002
Thought-provoking!!!!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/2/2002
I believe the answer is all of the above
:-) Great writing!
Reviewed by Kevin L Nenstiel (Reader) 3/1/2002
Fear...
Reviewed by T Cloth 2/27/2002
Wonderful... I'm guessing it's the fear of the unknown; the fear of what's to come as we are forced from the safety of the place of our creation... (since you asked...) ;-)
Reviewed by Jo Janoski 2/27/2002
Outstanding! You've outdone yourself on this one. Good to see you here.
Reviewed by Lily Alex 2/26/2002
It has much, much deeper meaning than it looks at the first sight
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 2/25/2002
This poem raises some interesting questions. Janet
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