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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Helen Laycock

To the unborn . Sorry is not enough of an apology for what you are about to receive upon your birth – a broken Earth whose bones we have picked and whose flesh we have stripped. We bequeath you: the carcass. . Please forgive our hatred of our brothers and sisters, how our minds wrongly …

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NPD Poem of the Day – To the Unborn, by Helen Laycock

Image by Stuart Rankin on Flikr by CC license.   A new message poem in the run-up to National Poetry Day, by Helen Laycock: . To the unborn . Sorry is not enough of an apology for what you are about to receive upon your birth – a broken Earth whose bones we have picked and …

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