That will be the day.

October 17, 2009
By Roselle7 GOLD, Grand Island, Nebraska
Roselle7 GOLD, Grand Island, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
"If we bottled your luck, we'd have a weapon of mass destruction on our hands!"-Edward, from Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight' Saga


Behind the starlit sky,
I hear a heartless cry.
The child lay broken against the floor,
The devil walks back out the door.
An evil malicious glint in his eye,
As he listens to his child cry.
Sometime he will get carried away,
That will be the day,
Oh that will be the day.
The day when the world cries,
Looking into his lifeless eyes.
The way the child’s heart no longer beats,
Oh that will be the day he faces defeat.
That will be the day the child flies up and away,
To a better place, oh that will be day.
The child will no longer feel the pain,
Because the devil took it away.
Along with the soul of an innocent,
A life that had been barely spent.
The world will mourn,
The devil will go on.
And that will be the day,
Oh that will be the day.


The author's comments:
A child I had known was beaten every night by his father, who he quoted once as the devil. One day his father went to far, and beat the 6 year old to death. I wrote this for him.

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on Aug. 2 2011 at 5:03 pm
Callaghan PLATINUM, Medford, Massachusetts
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I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.
-Marcus Zusak, The Book Thief

wow. amazing. this literally made tears come in my eyes. WOW. just really wow.

on Feb. 24 2011 at 11:12 am
LadyMoon DIAMOND, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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very touching, Brought tears to my eyes.

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on Oct. 21 2009 at 11:51 pm
Jlevine BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
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loved it:)

on Oct. 21 2009 at 11:24 pm
StandardToaster PLATINUM, Pasadena, California
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I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy ever minute of it."

this is so amazing. i'm sure you already know that you are a good poet but just makin sure :)


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