A Child's Plea

December 13, 2009
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~Verse 1~

Dear Mr.Editor,
I have a question for you.
Why do people fight?
Why do mommy's cry?
And why do daddy's never come home?

Dear Mr.Editor.
Please write back soon.
My mommy keeps crying,
And I want it to stop,
Maybe you know what to do.


I miss my daddy, Sir.
I want him to come home!
I miss when daddy would play,
Hide and seek.

I miss my mommy's smile.
I can tell when she's faking it.
I miss when mommy would hug me.
And tell me I love you.

~Verse 2~

Dear Mr.Editor,
Why haven't you written back?
I don't like the people,
Trying to take me away,
They called my mommy a drunk!

Dear Mr.Editor,
Please help me!
I don't want to go,
To this foster home.
I just want mommy and daddy back.

~Chorus 2~

'Cause I miss my family, Sir.
And I just want to go home.
I hate this place so much,
That it hurts.

And I miss the old days,
Where we'd spend whole days playing.
I can't do that here,
And people here are so mean!

~Chorus 3~ (Ending Chorus)

Oh I miss my family, Sir.
And I just want to go home.
And I miss my daddy very much.
And I miss my mommy too.

Do you know where they are?
I really want to be with them,
I want to see them again sometime,
But my teacher told me, God took them away...

But what does that mean??

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NG123 said...
Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:03 pm
The girl in the song manages to talk about her pain without sounding melodramatic. I like the part where she is taken to foster care, but prefers life in her dysfunctional home.
MorganM. said...
Jan. 26, 2012 at 9:37 am
I agree it is very nice.
Flamey said...
Nov. 21, 2011 at 10:40 am
That is very nice!
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