Dear Mommy

May 26, 2012
By Boogiewoogie BRONZE, Tacoma, Washington
Boogiewoogie BRONZE, Tacoma, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
" I have spread my dreams beneath your feet, tread softly for you tread on my dreams."


It’s Four AM and I‘m wide awake,
The sound of pouring rain, rhythmically, like a beating heart, fills my ears.
And I swallow the dryness in my throat
Thinking maybe I’ll go outside tonight.

It’s Four AM and I can’t stop coughing.
Wish you were in the room next door, mom
So I could be a little boy again and crawl into bed with you.
Because the tears mom, they only come at night.

It’s Four AM and I’m thinking about you.
When I gaze into your eyes mom, the hollow feeling inside my chest vanishes.
I want to ask you, why must I die?
But I know you’ll tilt your head to the side and say “Son, God likes good people.”

Please, don’t cry for me mom.
I like your laugh, it sounds like a choir of nightingales
That are perched up in the heights of trees
I wish to remember it forever.


The author's comments:
I wrote this piece from the prospective of a little boy suffering from cancer. It was inspired by watching my little brother.

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on Sep. 12 2012 at 4:51 pm
Shortblueeyes224 DIAMOND, Auburntown, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"Are We Happy Plastic People"- Casting Crowns "While we're sung to sleep by philosophies that save the trees and kill the children" - Casting Crowns "It's such a secret place, the land of tears"Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Great writing :) but its soo sad


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