Hush Your Nightmares

January 4, 2011
Hush child, hush child, don't be scared.
Life is full of surprises, so be prepared.
You never thought pain could confuse the soul.
You never thought anger and tears would take control.

Speak child, speak child, speak your mind.
Say what's important before he makes up blind.
You had a past that affected you today.
So say how you feel in every single way.

It's ok to cry.
It's ok to scream.
It's ok to ask "why?"
It's ok to dream.
One day it's all going to make sense.
One day things won't always be so intense.

So, sleep child, sleep child, dream all night.
I'll hold and craddle you, don't worry, don't fright.
The stars are your gaurdians and the moon is your shield.
I'll walk hand in hand with you through this battlefield.

Hush speak.
Hush sleep.

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remembermeplz said...
Feb. 4, 2011 at 10:06 pm
This is so amazing!so beautifuly writen and your friend is trully lucy to have you there for him.
sarahbug16 replied...
Feb. 5, 2011 at 11:16 am
thank u so glad u liked it
lilmartz This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 15, 2011 at 5:19 pm
This is soooo good. It's comforting to read, and your friend is lucky to have someone like you in their life. I like this a lot!
sarahbug16 replied...
Jan. 16, 2011 at 11:38 pm
i almost cried writing it....thnx
FlyleafFreak said...
Jan. 13, 2011 at 4:49 pm
Wow, just simply wow. This is simply amazing. I hope your friend is doing better now, I really do. 5/5 for sure. :)
sarahbug16 replied...
Jan. 16, 2011 at 11:39 pm
oh my gosh thnx a million
poohbear2014 said...
Jan. 13, 2011 at 1:47 pm
this iz amazing... im sorry your friend had to experiance this
sarahbug16 replied...
Jan. 16, 2011 at 11:39 pm
lol, thnk u, ya it was quite the struggle
blackrose326 said...
Jan. 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm
Amazing! it was so pure. i loved how it just flowed. amazing job:)
sarahbug16 replied...
Jan. 16, 2011 at 11:40 pm
YEAH THNX! i luv flowing poems, they r fun to fiddle wit sometimes. im a very emotional writer, lol.
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