OctPoWriMo: Day 26

To learn more about this challenge, please click here or click the butterfly image at the bottom of this post.

Today’s prompt is: Abandonment.

Suggested poem style: Epitaph.




I am also participating in JNW’s Halloween Challenge over at PS Annie! Please hop over there to see the post of the day.

Please also visit David over at Random Thoughts and Observations.

Image Source: Pixabay.


About Suzanne Gunter McClendon

I am a South Carolina native now living on the Texas Gulf Coast. I have been married to David for just over 33 years. We have 4 surviving adult children and two children-in-law. At this point in our lives, we are adjusting to an refilling nest. I enjoy reading, writing, photography, digital art, fiber arts, and much, much more.
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9 Responses to OctPoWriMo: Day 26

  1. Davy D says:

    Fantastic words and take on the words Abandonment Suzanne. The poem and the picture are haunting. I love the last line. Have a blessed day.

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    • Thank you, Davy. I’m glad that you like it. I had a poem chosen from my archives to use for today, but this one decided to be born instead. The poem came easier than the picture. There were so many good images found during the search. This one seemed to speak to me the most. She just looks so very sad.
      Thanks again. I hope that you have a blessed day, too.

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  2. David E. McClendon Sr. says:

    Sad and heartbreaking.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Sad and all too true in many cases. Well done!

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  4. Jade M. Wong says:

    Oh…this was heartbreaking 😦 Great poem, Suzanne!

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