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Kaila George Kaila George Female, 52, New Zealand (9/24/2012 2:47:00 AM)

Would like your opionion on this poem...I ask myself why cant people comment on something like this...its real it happens....just wondering! ! ! I just feel people have a right to know what a child thinks...I should know...I was that child.

poems called:

When a Child has been Told

When a child has been told
Never shed a tear

The small child can only
Every bow their head in fear
And hope and pray they
Don't come back to silence them
They often live in fear

They learn not to cry

When a child has been told
Keep a secret

For if they do they will be punished
For telling lies
They bow their head in fear
Hoping they will not
Come back and take their life

They learn not to speak

When a child has been told
Close your eyes

All they can do is tremble
As the touch of evil hands
Slowly destroys their soul
Never to burn again

They learn not to care

When a child has been told
No one really care's

They sit alone and ponder
Will anyone believe?
If I just spoke
If I just shed a tear
Will anyone really care?

They learn not to feel

All I ask of you now
Is let them speak
Let them cry

Because it means they are alive

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