Poet: Sharon Olds
Poem: The End
Comment 7 of 7, added on February 14th, 2010 at 3:56 PM.
Response to Abortion
What I really don't understand are Liberals. They're against Capital Punishment (killing criminals) but they're for Abortion (MURDERING babies). The purpose of an Abortion is to kill the baby. I just cant stand people making excuses. If you can't afford to provide for the baby, maybe you shouldn't be having sex, because Abortion shouldn't even be an option. Oh yeah it's fine to put murderers in prison, but baby killers is totally fine and accepted.. you got to be kidding!
Comment 6 of 7, added on February 9th, 2009 at 6:14 PM.
Woman have their own rights to how they feel about abortion. I have true empathy for those who have* to do it. It is NOT inhumane in any shape or form. Think of what that woman had been through, be in her shoes for a change. Then, you can judge. Before people start saying that it's just a 1, 2 , 3 decision, take a second to realize the WHY'S and not the How Could You's.
from United States
Comment 5 of 7, added on March 9th, 2008 at 9:44 PM.
I totally agree that abortions are wrong, but is it anyone's place to say whether or not anyone can have abortions? This may be a small percentage, but what about the girls who are sexually abused? I love the poem, but no one should have the power to tell people what to do with their unborn children. I may be only 14, but my college friend was sexually abused by her uncle and she had to get an abortion. So great poem, I love it, but most abortions aren't killing, they're done for the good of the people having the child.
Annie Lowery from United States
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