jessica roberts

Rookie (july 2 1988 / bryan ohio)

Our Children


A baby sitter who can’t stand kids
A drunken father slaps his children around
A drug addict mother who sleeps and does nothing but get high
A sister who never comes home in time to protect the small ones

Our children are here on this earth to be loved
Not to be abused and used as slaves
Our children are not punching bags or our slaves
Stop the abuse against the innocent children

These children will grow up to be just like you
Our children need us to love them
The older siblings stand between the you and the younger ones
So stop all the abuse

The children need to be taken care of
All you parents out there listen to me
Heed my warning because your children will grow up to hate you
Stop all the abuse against the future of this world

Submitted: Monday, November 06, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, November 03, 2010

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  • Rookie Brian Dorn (11/22/2006 10:17:00 AM)

    Abuse does lead to hate, and the world has enough of that already. Excellent write, Jessica!
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