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Author Name: ModeratorJillian Alexis 3 Comments
Date Added: August 06, 2010 02:08:56 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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~THEIR CHILD~

Her daddy beats her every night,
his cruel words cut her like a knife;
Her Mama watches with blind eyes,
at their precious child of nine.
~
Who would help this little girl,
within her sad and dismal world;
But no one ever saved the day,
her life is joyless, dark and  grey.
~
And so this child of nine years old,
does whatever she is told;
If not, she'll feel the Razor Strap,
digging deep into her back.
~
And though she tries to understand,
what she's done that is so bad;
"Are the beatings justified",
she wonders as she starts to cry.
~
The bruises are quite plain to see,
beneath her eye, it's blue and green;
No one seems to understand,
she's at the mercy of their hands.
~
When she goes to bed each night,
she prays the Lord will take her life;
There is no hope or faith in sight,
and so she reaches for the knife.
~
She slits both wrists, the cuts are deep,
perhaps tonight she'll get some sleep;
And when they try to wake her up,
they find she's covered in her blood.
~
She's buried in a shabby grave,
this one who's suffered too much pain;
Her parents have another child,
who can not seem to make them smile.
~
And just like her, this child's abused,
as they rob his innocence and youth;
These parents had to come from Hell,
as they make sure no one will tell.
~
Just like his sister, he is killed,
and buried in some empty field;
The mother is with child again,
 will this nightmare ever end?









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Comments:
Comment By: Freecolton on January 1, 2011 10:25:32 AM Report
very sad poem
Comment By: PremiumHOPE on August 9, 2010 06:22:33 PM Report
Jillian

A difficult poem to read.  I always felt I deserved every beating I got.  Someday it will all end.

Tina

Comment By: FreeTanya Harrison on August 6, 2010 01:09:55 PM Report
This poem is so profound. These are true stories everyday. Children suffer from abuse everyday.Enjoyed you poem, Jillian.




 


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