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Message Kim Cassidy
 the world no longer sleeps,
she writhes
tortured for her children
(we warned her she was spoiling them--to give
such bounty, beauty, light)
the bad seeds
of recent generations,
her latest brood
born blind, without the benefit
of memory, or grace
those children who,
even as they suckle,
with one arm
cleave and gash
her giving breast
while with the other arm are poised
to strike a thirsty brother
when last we spoke we
warned her
"wake your children, now!
not even uncle Mars will have them
and as they've fouled your very womb
you must do something soon...
or we will." 
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I am an american born woman, in my late 50's, with B.A. (Psychology) and 99% completion of grad school (sociology, psychology, womens studies). My studies were pre 9/11, so I am old school, believing in the values of keeping families together, (more...)

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