"The Mother" Poem

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"The Mother" by Gwendolyn Brooks
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In a world in which abortion is considered either a woman's right or a sin against God, the poem "The Mother" by Gwendolyn Brooks gives a voice to a mother lamenting her aborted children through three stanzas in which a warning is given to mothers, an admission of guilt is made, and an apology to the dead   is given. The poet-speaker, the mother, as part of her memory addresses the children that she "got that [she] did not get" (Brooks...
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