Tag Archives: death

9-11 Emergency – Original Poetry

9-11 Emergency This poem was written duringย a trip to New York City in 2009. As the taxi cab stopped in traffic I looked up and I was right in front of Engine 34. I felt the energy inย the building and … Continue reading

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The Day I Left God – Original Poetry from Toni Love

The Day I Left God I laid the red carnation on top of her casket Collapsing through showers of grief The sight of them lowering the flesh and bones of my mother Into the cold hard ground was too much … Continue reading

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For You – Original Poetry (1985)

For You Don’t think that just because I wrote this poem ’bout you I love you Cause I’ve written poems ’bout Misery and death (c) M. Tonita Austin aka Toni Love 1985

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