Poems & Essays

15 Jun


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open beak begging
skyward gulp-
all she can give
and still more
a mother’s life never
her own
until it flies
heart breaking into
a thousand
twinkling stars
on distant
black shores


Steve Lavigne runs a local poetry group cupoetry.com in East Central Illinois. The group meets weekly to discuss, write and help make poetry a part of the community experience. He’s been published by the New Verse News and the Riversedge Journal. Steve self-published his older poetry in easily downloadable formats at smash words ebooks.  And yes, he put it there for all posterity to annoy and embarrass his daughter.

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