I had a daughter leave, and I reacted much like your poem...except I never really moved on, though I moved residences - until she moved to the town where I lived.
Kids. It's rough.
If it keeps on happening, it kinda numbs the pain.
oh about the man. gotcha. yeah been there and still going through it. The good thing about someone walking out is they force you to make the decision that we as women struggle over... getting the negativity out of our lives.
http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/05/05/thursday-poets-rally-week-17-may-6-12-2010-homecoming/I give you an award,please nominate a poet you know for week 17.simply comment under my post!thanks a lot!
whew. i like it...the way you put it together...it does sit heavy on me though as for what is behind it...
:( I so dread the teenage years.