filing out of the police truck
knee deep in the mother fuck
hands tremble
that surely resemble
those last breaths of life
crowds all loud they come around
to view the litter upon the ground
the city never sleeps
but i am sure it weeps
like a heart-broken mother
red lights and meat truck
knee deep in the construct
of busted promises
and broken dreams

a mother never sleeps


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Olan01 commented on mother


So many sad depictions in this world of mother's grieving. This is a heartfelt poem and quite good. Olan

SEVEN commented on mother


This piece is so true in the hood..every mother's nightmare... totally nice write.....kudos



i wrote "mother" after i saw a greiving mother on the evening news as she learned of her son's murder. it's not so much the murder that is tragic ( although it is quite tragic ) but what crime and murder leaves behind.

bradford commented on mother


such a strong poem that had so mcuc to say. its nice to read



thank you, i realy appreciate you taking the time to stop by and read me.

ApaqRasgirl commented on mother


wonderful poem, strong emotions shown all through this that flowed well to the end. thanks for sharing with us love Asha



thank you so very much.

AmberRaeCable commented on mother


wow! it gave me goosebumps! very very good! I'm giving you a 10!!!



short poems tend to punch which is what i was going for here. thank you for your time, i do appreciate you.



you're welcome, and thank you :)

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech writer.

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