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  1.  Absolutely Nothing



Nobody's Child
by Dorothy Thompson

Friday, May 11, 2001

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A woman's perspective of the destructiveness of child neglect.



Pillow ghastly burning,
Mother's head is fast asleep.
Sleep so no one hears you, Mother,
Sleep while others weep.

Staring coldly out the window,
Mother sadly bids adieu.
No one sees you weeping,
No one cares what becomes of you.

They come, they go;
They do not hear your pleas to stay.
They lie through their closed mouths;
Then they blindly go away.

Little child all alone;
Where did all the time fly?
Time was lost as well as she;
Too late now to wonder why.

Dorothy Thompson 2001

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Reviewed by Hooves Of Fire (Reader) 6/23/2004
This is so sad. Just overwhelming sad.
Well written too.
Hooves
Reviewed by A PAX 2/14/2003
This just tugged at my heart! Your words are strong and well written...sigh...gotta give my baby an extra hug now!!! thank you
Reviewed by Ellen DuBois (Reader) 11/25/2002
Dorothy! You are such a wonderful poet! This is extremely powerful..Wow, a great writer and a poet, too. You've got it all. This is a topic we NEED to bring more awareness to. Our children are our tomorrow, although so many forget that...
Great write,
Ellen
Reviewed by Nancy Jackson 4/11/2002
you can feel the pain
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 1/31/2002
Exceptional and Powerful!!!!!!
Reviewed by Adote 1/30/2002
A big thank you
Reviewed by Allyn 12/5/2001
Phew- do love stuff that needs to be written, even if it's hard to read it. Good work Dorothy
Reviewed by Allyn 11/14/2001
A good reminder to reach out to a child...
Reviewed by Allyn 10/23/2001
a most vivid portrayal of heartless,
abandonment of weak and helpless ones!
When ever is it right to think pain is good?
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 5/23/2001
Dorothy, This is very powerful!
Reviewed by Nellie Feng 5/12/2001
a sad haunting poem...thank you.
Reviewed by Dallas Franklin 5/11/2001
Wow! Powerful poem, Dorothy! Love it and thanks for sharing it*~:)
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