Orphan Whisper

October 4, 2010
By delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown


There stands a dingy building
where twenty orphans sleep
in a rusty room
with broken windows,
and no heat.
Of these twenty children
one will die tonight
because no heard his cries,
and no one saw him bleed,
and no one read him
Good Night Moon
before he fell asleep.
When morning comes,
empty tummies will beg for food,
lonely children will want to play,
and a dead boy will be forgotten
lost forever
in a whisper of the orphans.


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Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Nov. 4 2011 at 3:49 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 378 comments

Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

I really like this poem... it's very deep and eerily haunting in a way that is beautiful... I'm glad that you were able to rise up from that experience, because it has made you a truly gifted writer... never stop.

Think you could check out my poems sometime? I would love to hear your opinion.


Coryssa GOLD said...
on Oct. 18 2010 at 7:30 pm
Coryssa GOLD, Midlothian, Texas
14 articles 2 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
I believe in the sun even if it isn't shining. I believe in love even when I'm alone. I believe in God even when he is silent.

Your welcome:)

on Oct. 17 2010 at 8:27 am
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

It was. But now I can read goodnight moon to myself. :-)

 

And thank you!


Coryssa GOLD said...
on Oct. 16 2010 at 10:21 pm
Coryssa GOLD, Midlothian, Texas
14 articles 2 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
I believe in the sun even if it isn't shining. I believe in love even when I'm alone. I believe in God even when he is silent.

That must have been rough but you have a talent. Keep writing poems. Your great at it.

on Oct. 15 2010 at 7:03 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

Thank you. I wrote this from personal experience- as I was an orphan once. No one read ME Goodnight Moon.

Coryssa GOLD said...
on Oct. 15 2010 at 6:53 pm
Coryssa GOLD, Midlothian, Texas
14 articles 2 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
I believe in the sun even if it isn't shining. I believe in love even when I'm alone. I believe in God even when he is silent.

I loved this poem. I wish every orphan had somebody to love them and read them good night moon before they go to bed.

on Oct. 15 2010 at 2:18 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

Thank you.

on Oct. 15 2010 at 2:15 pm
omg soo sad i love it ♥<3 :):(

on Oct. 15 2010 at 4:46 am
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

Thank you so much!

AliceC. said...
on Oct. 14 2010 at 8:14 pm
That was hauntingly beautiful and really deep. One of the best poems I've ever read! :)

on Oct. 14 2010 at 2:03 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

This just made me smile. I'm glad you like it.

on Oct. 14 2010 at 2:03 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

Thank you.

Camelot BRONZE said...
on Oct. 14 2010 at 11:41 am
Camelot BRONZE, Woodstock, Vermont
4 articles 0 photos 9 comments
This was so amazing. It was like I was there seeing it all happen. I can't tell you how much it touched me.

on Oct. 13 2010 at 8:55 pm
MARINA32 BRONZE, Bethel, Alaska
1 article 0 photos 3 comments
simply amazing.

on Oct. 13 2010 at 3:05 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

Aww I will!

Divine BRONZE said...
on Oct. 13 2010 at 2:56 pm
Divine BRONZE, Richmond Hill, Other
3 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
That was then this is now

That completely touched me :) keep it up :)

on Oct. 13 2010 at 2:29 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

Thanks. :-)

on Oct. 13 2010 at 2:29 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

hahah whoops I meant to reply to that- but thank you so much!

on Oct. 13 2010 at 2:27 pm
delilahsky PLATINUM, Arlington, Massachusetts
28 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just because her eyes don't tear doesn't mean her heart doesn't cry. And just because she comes off strong, doesn't mean there's nothing wrong






-Author Unknown

Thank you so much!

on Oct. 12 2010 at 9:07 pm
createakristen SILVER, Corpus Christi, Texas
5 articles 1 photo 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There isn't a person on this planet who should let a past nightmare dictate or cloud their future dreams." -CM Punk

this was completely deep. i love the complexity and truth inside. very creative :]


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