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Death of Innocence
by Glenn Baxter
Tuesday, January 09, 2007
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This expresses my feeling toward an utterly intolerable crime that goes beyond the bounds of human decency. The crime kills off the innocence and aliveness of children who grow to suffer throughout adulthood.


Child playing in a sandbox
A sunny, cool spring day
Pure aliveness
A miracle of god

A black ominous shadow
Abruptly rips up the child
Thoughtlessly ravaging
Tearing life from innocence

Inflicting bewilderment
Pain guilt and confusion
A child’s soul dies
Four year old remains

Tears in the sandbox
Inner death of the child
A childhood stolen
Aliveness nevermore


-Glenn Baxter

 
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Reviewed by Jane Rodway 1/12/2007
You filled in alot of intense emotions and vivid scenes into a small area without overdoing, great work.
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 1/12/2007
sad
true pain coined here.....
yes well done
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 1/10/2007
Vividly illustrates the plight of so many children today. Well done. Michelle
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/9/2007
Interesting

The Angel of Luxury and Sadness, Volume One by Ian Irvine (Hobson)

A detailed study of the origins of the New Alienation. The author labels it normative or postmodern ennui and traces its rise to cultural power over the last two centuries...  
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