Stolen Innocence

One if the many reasons why communication is so important between parents and children .

BOWENDIARIES

teddy-bearPerspective from daughter

She was just a little girl

But so worrisome, in pain

A secret to tell, about some happening

Someone had stolen a part of her.

Broken crayons on her bedroom floor

Less enthusiasm to cartoons on cable

It stabs her mind, replaying over and over

Mummy must know, yesterday was a nightmare

It felt funny down there

As she checked behind closed doors frequently

And she would cry a little as she remembered

That a boy, her friend

created unwanted melancholy.

Perspective from mother

Her behavior uncharacteristic,

Maybe she was just a little tired

From yesterday’s play date.

She carried on cooking but with uneasiness

It had been hours, her daughter still in bed

Over lunch she would try to make her feel better

Perhaps it was just one of those days.

She took off her apron and made her way upstairs

Cuddling up to her daughter very much concerned,

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About sandrabranum

I'm a philosopher, dreamer, poet, writer -- not necessarily in that order -- and I get to write it all down and share it with the world thanks to the Wonderful World Wide Web!
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