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Nothing Can Hurt Us

June 27, 2013
By SoulPoetry PLATINUM, Sierra Madre, California
SoulPoetry PLATINUM, Sierra Madre, California
29 articles 4 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I will work harder" (animal farm boxer the horse)


My little Angel, let your wings keep us safe from the storm that's coming.
My child, I promised you a safe haven.
I'm keeping that promise.
Nothing can hurt us in our little nest, oh, our little nest.
That apartment that we got evicted from... I miss it.
You grew up in there for the past thirteen years and you haven't even learned how to fly yet.
Oh sweet child o mine, I'm making sure nothing can hurt us, nothing.
You are the gentle rose and the world is an unforgiving winter.
And I, my child, am your caregiver.
I try my best to protect and nurture you even though society thinks I'm not fit to take care of you.
Angel, you took care of me in my time of need.
This time, I'm returning the favor.
I will not let you down!
I will find work.
I will find us a new place.
I will make sure the wounds go away.
You are my guardian angel.
It's my turn to be yours.
I love you so much Angel.


The author's comments:
This is the 5thpoem of the Wrist Scarred Angel series

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Jul. 12 2013 at 4:34 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

Ok. I wanna say that the speaker of this poem is the mother. I think. I love the perspective. And how this person shows real concern. It's relatable. So many people are out there right now in this situation. It's heart-braking. But also, there are many like the one in this poem that don't let them be taken down by the hardships. Instead they pick themselves up. And take care of their families. Well done, Soul.