I was...

somebody’s true love.
the doctor who cured cancer.
the first woman president.
the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
an Olympic gold medal champion.
a best selling author.
my team’s most valuable player.
the mother of three beautiful children.
the lawyer who repealed Roe v. Wade.
an artist. a grandmother. a photographer.
a protector of peace and life.
a friendly face in the crowd.
an army veteran. a firefighter.
a police officer. a survivor.
the one who saved someone’s life.
compassionate. loving. understanding.
the oldest woman alive.
accepted and looked up to by others.
loved and cherished by many.
never given a chance to be all of these things.
aborted by mother.





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Zaraclaylime This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 20, 2014 at 2:32 am
I LOVE THIS POEM SO MUCH EVERYONE HAS TO READ THIS!!!!!
 
UnspokenWords21 said...
Nov. 12, 2012 at 11:18 am
i think im going to use parts of it as an attention getter for a persuasive speech about abortion.  Thank You! =)
 
UnspokenWords21 said...
Nov. 12, 2012 at 11:12 am
That is an amazing poem! It gave me goose bumps.
 
emily_bissel replied...
Nov. 12, 2012 at 6:38 pm
Thank you! :) 
 
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