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Boundaries
by Pam Patterson

Friday, August 06, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Mother, daughter, grandsons, living under one roof.....

 

 

Our boundaries collapse

into each other

like a house of cards,

mother, daughter

under one roof.,

raising two children.

Mother

grandmother

daughter-

the roles bleed into each other.

Control yo-yos,

resentment builds

and spills over

into the landscape.

We scramble to reclaim

and repair the sense of order.



 




 





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Reviewed by Stephanie Webb-Dockery 6/25/2009
Pam, you pleasantly expressed the truth in such a Beautiful write!

Thanks
Steph
Reviewed by 000 000 11/9/2008
Such few words for a great capturing of joined lives.
CarolHawks
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 9/11/2005
I've been there I know-- NO! Privacy either-- and tensions run high-
!!! It all pans out- Tensions- Love and Concerns-family! Clear and concise poem Pam- WArmly,Sheee WRite on,and on and on-
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 5/22/2005

Clear picture in words of true expression of poetic emotion.

Keep posting, Poet!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson 8/7/2004
wonderful poem...insightful....reflective.
Reviewed by Anthony Hall 8/6/2004
Pam, your truth will soon be the reality in the house my daughter shares with her mother. She is due to give birth to my grandson Sept 2nd...I will share this gem with them, ty
Anthony
Reviewed by Anniemoh Ohio 8/6/2004
I can imagine how rough that it. But I also imagine how loving it is to have a family that stays together to help each other through the rough times.



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