Uriah Hamilton

A Little Girl Lost

Abandoned to sadistic streets,
A school room of sullen tears,
A little girl lost beneath
A blanket of rejection and fears
Moves slowly through
The lonely night;
The effects of drugs
Are wearing off…

And dawn has no promise
Of sunlight and pleasant songs.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 31, 2005

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Cj Heck (8/13/2009 6:48:00 AM)

    it's such a pleasure to read your work again. This is very touching, as most of your work is. It grabs the emotions, shakes them up, and allows us to feel...
    Excellent, as usual.
    Warmest regards,
    CJ Heck (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jeannie Ann Clark (1/8/2008 5:59:00 PM)

    Very good writing...and true; also, sad. 'Little One, Little Voice' is about what we see happening with children today; 'Inside Her Little World'..thank you...10 for this and probably for others of yours... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Melvina Germain (8/12/2006 8:18:00 PM)

    It's so hard to imagine that so many young and older women are living this reality. I know several women in this situation right now, here in Calgary, Alberta. A sad but lovely piece. Thankyou-----Melvina (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (8/3/2006 7:54:00 PM)

    Uriah, This is so sad and inevitable - the downward spiral of neglect goes on down and down and down. Lonely words, sensitively portrayed. love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (3/25/2006 3:53:00 PM)

    But you are full of promise, your achiements are shown so well whilst studying at the University Of Life.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pamela Davison (9/12/2005 6:48:00 AM)

    This is a part of society people try to ignore and forget. It's wonderful to know there are writers out there who still see them. Brava! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler (9/1/2005 10:51:00 AM)

    you've captured quite well the hopelessness and fear you feel 'when the drugs wear off'. there is nothing more terrifying. great poem.

    Jake (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mary Nagy (8/31/2005 9:40:00 AM)

    Such a sad poem....the hopelessness you convey is so clear. Great poem Uriah. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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