Dave Alan Walker

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Children Of The Night - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

Who hears the screams
of the children of the night
Who pays the price
For their plight

A life full of lies
To keep
Their nightmares quiet

Who will help
The children
Before it's too late

Who hears
Their whispered cries
As they become adults
and heroin becomes their light

Who hears the screams
of the children of the night


Comments about Children Of The Night by Dave Alan Walker

  • Chime Justice NdubuisiChime Justice Ndubuisi (3/13/2012 8:13:00 AM)

    I've taken time to think and ponder on this masterpiece. I think you just asked the deep question of life: who hears the screams of the children of the night? . Thanks boss (Report)Reply

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  • Karen Deeks (3/12/2012 1:41:00 AM)

    Hello... I just placed a review and it disappeared but I just basically said how this was a moment for deep breaths and thoughts... I also said I was going to sit and think for a few moments and re-read this piece. Thanks again Karen (Report)Reply

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  • Karen Deeks (3/12/2012 1:37:00 AM)

    This is a real... Deep breath, thought moments....out of respect for them little souls I am going to take time out for a few quiet moments and re-read Thanks dave. Karen (Report)Reply

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  • Kelly Passion (3/9/2012 11:39:00 AM)

    wow..intense
    who will lead them to the path of rightousness
    who will enlighten their path with love.
    Dave You are too much
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  • Joyce Vajda (3/9/2012 12:54:00 AM)

    Dave,
    Love your writing. I love the whisper cries... I enjoy reading your poems... I included you on my poet list.... Your writing is special and very inspiring.
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  • Katy Lue (3/8/2012 4:31:00 PM)

    I really like this, you can really tell that there's raw emotion behind the words. Nice job :) (Report)Reply

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  • Lawrence HLawrence H (3/7/2012 3:46:00 AM)

    wow, very true about our children of the new generation..so many trouble dealing with drug and criminal committed by our youth or children these days. Good poem. (Report)Reply

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  • john tiong chunghoojohn tiong chunghoo (3/3/2012 8:00:00 AM)

    lovely...captures the plight of the children. (Report)Reply

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  • Kevin PatrickKevin Patrick (3/2/2012 3:56:00 PM)

    The cycle of life is that the childs screams grow to become the desperate whispers of adults, in the end I think the question becomes who hears anybody, but most importantly the young who still have a chance. Beautiful work Mr Walker its haunting. (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Of The RiverPoet Of The River (3/2/2012 3:39:00 PM)

    It is a sad question. and a honest one. who will stand up and do something? We will never know. I myself would have been a better if someone had stepped in when given the chance.
    Keep up the good work.
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  • Anu Ngilyang (3/2/2012 1:08:00 PM)

    thanks for inviting me, and congrats its a very good poem (Report)Reply

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  • Aksel Godtfred (3/2/2012 6:03:00 AM)

    good write nice poem (Report)Reply

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  • Gaylord MunemoGaylord Munemo (3/2/2012 4:55:00 AM)

    nice poem really really nice (Report)Reply

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  • Ekaterina M. PolischukEkaterina M. Polischuk (3/2/2012 12:23:00 AM)

    wonderful writing with a deep meaning? who will help the children at night? ... who will help us when we`ll cry like children... i like you poem (Report)Reply

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  • Danny Draper (3/1/2012 10:16:00 PM)

    A nice write, the future is always in our care in so many ways. So many are not cared for as your say and this is a crime that only diminishes the furture. (Report)Reply

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  • Eric Cockrell (3/1/2012 8:25:00 PM)

    their cries, the nails in our coffins! great poem! (Report)Reply

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  • Paige lenkerPaige lenker (3/1/2012 4:52:00 PM)

    this is a good poem i like it alot (Report)Reply

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  • Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas (raheem)Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas (raheem) (3/1/2012 4:22:00 PM)

    Strong sources and Individuals out there please join me and Dave to save those children (Report)Reply

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  • Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas (raheem)Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas (raheem) (3/1/2012 4:18:00 PM)

    I liked it, its so touching to help the children out there. (Report)Reply

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  • Aleksandra Szymanska (3/1/2012 4:07:00 PM)

    Every verse cries with the abandoned, left on their own children...
    Thousands of lost souls are born every day, doomed to end their life in the dark...
    But these days not only kids get trapped. There are well developed ways of enslaving even adults...
    Thank you so much for sharing your hearfelt write...
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 29, 2012


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