Sara Stowell

Orphan - Poem by Sara Stowell

Lying in bed
the child's mind wanders
Always asking questions
of her mother and father
Never having heard
the words she's wanted to hear
Nothing to keep her warm
she shivers in fear
Lacking all closeness
and never any intimacy
Eager to be loved
Eager to be hugged
she cries in desire...
To Be Someone's Child.

Comments about Orphan by Sara Stowell

  • (4/20/2006 4:41:00 PM)

    And it needed to be heard, this should be shouted from the rooftops for the Child with no voice, Well done, loads here to be truly proud of, Love duncan (Report) Reply

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  • (4/20/2006 3:18:00 PM)

    it has alot of feeling! great work! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 20, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, July 16, 2010

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