Shirley J. Stankiewicz

    Poems by Shirley J. Stankiewicz

  • A Mother's Cry

    • Published: April 2008
    Poem About Losing a Son

    in Crying Poems

    Colors of dark grey and black fill the world in which I live
    No other feeling could possibly be worse than this
    Where once was a room filled with laughter and cheer
    Now stands loneliness, emptiness, and despair. ...

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    Alone again, my child and me.
    Wondering who the lucky guy is
    My endless love for you is killing me
    I can't find the courage to walk away
    The swelling waves of pain drown me
    I'm trapped...

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  • Good-Bye

    • Published: November 2007
    Battling Alcoholism

    in Addiction Poems

    (Ode to Alcohol)
    The queasy feeling in my stomach
    The pounding in my head
    The only thoughts in my mind

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    I really enjoyed reading this, it made me reflect back to what I have done to my son. My life is so much better today. I have been 14 months sober from alcoholism. Thank you for letting me...

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  • Thank You God

    • Published: February 2006
    Gift From Above

    in Baby Poems

    Sent straight from heaven up above
    Came an angel for me to love
    To hold and rock and kiss good night
    To wrap my arms around real tight

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    I love your poem! I have an 8-month-old son who is my world. If it weren't for him, I would've given up a long time ago. He is the very reason I am still alive.

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