Billy Loving

The Orphan - Poem by Billy Loving

A forlorn little boy
Playing with his toy
A sadness he can't hide
Peering through the window from inside

World so cold
His story untold
Parentless child
Ride so wild

Some liquor sent
Through the snow they went
Driver fighting with the steering wheel inside
Sudden uncontrollable slide

Off the road they go
Over the bank through the snow
Striking the tree with a sudden smack
World turning black

Strapped within the seat
Loss of consciousness complete
Hearing a faint voice
To live is the choice

Door standing ajar
Being pulled from the car
Parent's pale blankly starring face
Vivid memory unable to erase

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death

Form: Couplet

Comments about The Orphan by Billy Loving

  • Margaret O Driscoll (1/3/2016 5:24:00 AM)

    Such a sad piece so well expressed Billy! (Report) Reply

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  • Wes Vogler (12/8/2015 1:32:00 AM)

    last stanza line 3 starring/staring Good poem thank you.................... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 5, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, June 26, 2017

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