Dear Child

October 24, 2009
By LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"


Shut you eyes, dear child, please pray
Don't listen, precious, just look away
Cover ears and hold your breath
Sweet child, of what is left

Sleep in peace, innocence, dream deep
Don't be thinking, please fall asleep
Lay within your pact of lies-
Poor child, your mind's disguise

Awaken child, do not suffer this day
Shut your eyes, again, please lay
Your mind and body too broken, damaged
Tragic child, your life's a savage



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ByThyName said...
on Apr. 8 2010 at 1:52 pm
One of my favorites right here :D

on Dec. 21 2009 at 10:29 pm
i like that..

on Nov. 11 2009 at 9:39 pm
tennisislovee34 GOLD, Sterling Heights, Michigan
15 articles 3 photos 91 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every moment of your life, you're writing. Even in your dreams, you're writing. When you walk the halls in this school you meet various people and you write furiously in your head." -Frank McCourt

yeah that's an interesting perspective... i like that! kind of like the child is taking to his/her younger self?

on Nov. 11 2009 at 8:24 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

It more tells a story, of a child dealing with the pain life gives as such a very young age and struggling to avoid it. And a figure telling the child it's not right to get better... I'm just not sure what the figure is, the child itself grown>?

on Nov. 9 2009 at 8:38 pm
tennisislovee34 GOLD, Sterling Heights, Michigan
15 articles 3 photos 91 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every moment of your life, you're writing. Even in your dreams, you're writing. When you walk the halls in this school you meet various people and you write furiously in your head." -Frank McCourt

oooh, i really like this! it sends a really good message! (at least the message i got from it!)

on Nov. 8 2009 at 8:00 am
Dancing_Shadows SILVER, Franklin, New Hampshire
5 articles 0 photos 17 comments
you're welcome, this really is an outstanding poem :)

on Nov. 7 2009 at 8:55 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

:) thank you.

on Nov. 7 2009 at 8:55 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

But thank you, by the way :)

on Nov. 7 2009 at 8:54 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

My poems took about a week to two weeks to get approval. Any stories I've written have been pending approval for about a month now. I have a feeling it has more to do with whoever feels like getting around to reading the stories/poems. If someone skips over it, it may take another two weeks for someone to check it out.

on Nov. 7 2009 at 8:34 pm
literaryaddict PLATINUM, Albuquerque, New Mexico
23 articles 3 photos 157 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We're almost there and no where near it. All that matters is that we're going." Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound." Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

great poem. i love the rhyming, it really brings a new dimension to the poem.

on Nov. 7 2009 at 6:59 pm
Writedancelove&live GOLD, Redding, California
12 articles 2 photos 66 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."
"Karen: If you're from Africa why are you white? Gretchen: Omg Karen, you can't just ask people why they're white."

Yeah 2 of mine got published in about a week, and I have many more that have been pending for quite some time now. Its really annoying me that they are not being published. Is there anything to do?

on Nov. 7 2009 at 6:53 pm
Dancing_Shadows SILVER, Franklin, New Hampshire
5 articles 0 photos 17 comments
So does that mean mine might never get even published?

on Nov. 7 2009 at 6:21 pm
MissyxJoker SILVER, Rochester, New York
5 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
-Dr. Seuss

I guess there is alot, & only few people to look through them.

on Nov. 7 2009 at 1:17 pm
Dancing_Shadows SILVER, Franklin, New Hampshire
5 articles 0 photos 17 comments
So is it basically hopeless unless it's superb and meets all of their requirements? Or is it just that there's so many?

on Nov. 7 2009 at 1:09 pm
MissyxJoker SILVER, Rochester, New York
5 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
-Dr. Seuss

I know, i have a story that's been pending since the beginning of october!

on Nov. 7 2009 at 8:28 am
Dancing_Shadows SILVER, Franklin, New Hampshire
5 articles 0 photos 17 comments
This is very moving =] Awesome job. One question:: When do teenink finally stop 'going over' your stuff? When does my approval stop pending? lol


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