Nancy A. Waters

(Mercerville, New Jersey)

Come Play Little Girl

Poem by Nancy A. Waters

You said "Come with me my little girl"
As you reached down and touched my pretty curl

I was so very happy to be with you
But I never really knew what you planned to do

You said I was pretty and that you loved only me
You touched me and held me and wouldn't let me be

I trusted and loved you with all my heart
But little did I know that this was just the start

You took me and hurt me this man that I loved
As I laid very still and stared at the ceiling above

I cried and I hurt but I couldn't figure out
Just what I had done to bring this all about

That was so many years ago
You repeated it often but no one was to know

I changed so much as you took me for yourself
It was as if you placed my life on a shelf

But now I realize all that was done
So like a rebirth my life has just begun.


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  • Osceola Waters (5/7/2007 4:31:00 PM)

    Nancy, if this happened to you i feel for you, your poem is so real. my name is Osceola Birdman Waters i live in Darwin the Northern Territory of Australia i am of American Indian descent, contact me Osceola(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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