When your child crys

by Marina   Apr 24, 2008


When your child cries,
voices stir,
minds blur,
the world comes crashing down.

Innocence is lost,
you could save a life,
but you ask, what's the cost,
When your child cries.

Kids are beaten and bashed,
when they ask why,
they are whipped and lashed,
what do you do,
when your child cries.

tiny fingers, tiny toes,
but its abuse, this child knows,
so cruel, so mean,
It's high time you get clean,
When your child cries.

You threaten and tease,
"please no more,please."
all they want is to be loved,
when your child cries.

Tears streaming down an innocent face,
they asked for your hand, but you turned,
there is a lesson to be learned,
when your child cries.

When you finally see,
how horrible you could be,
look them in the eyes,
when your child cries.

~Marina

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  • 10 years ago

    by Danielle Tesar

    Omg i cried... cuz its true.... lol i loved it... marina i kno we dont get along like at all... i guess but i just want to say ur a gifted poet

  • 10 years ago

    by Prasad B

    Wen ur child cries... lovely poem...

    keep it up,

    best wishz..

    karan

  • 10 years ago

    by jane

    Sad but i liked it

  • 10 years ago

    by your love is mine

    This poem is really sad but it was wonderful =)

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