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A Watermark
by Deborah Ann Tornillo

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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 A Watermark

 

Sixteen, the letter first came

A watermark of heartache

Visible against that day.

 

Nineteen, he had just begun

They’re still searching

For my parents only son.

 

Forty-four years now gone

Barely visible in the light

A Watermark pressed on.

 

Deborah Ann Tornillo

Copyright, 2012

Deborah Tornillo

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Reviewed by jude forese 4/11/2012
emotionally penetrating ...
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 4/3/2012
Such a sad situation...A very heart rending poem which conveys the emotion very effectively...
Hugs, Diana...
Reviewed by Peter Paton 3/31/2012
Deborah

Oh such sadness and heartache etched in this poignant memo
I can feel your pain and anguish

Peter
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