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Mom, Can I Ask You A Question?....
by Linda M Hill

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Mom, can I ask you a question
that's been bothering me?
Why is Daddy always drunk~
at least he seems to be.
He don't kiss and hug me ~
Mom, does he care at all?
Sometimes he stays away for
days and don't even call.

Mom, can I ask you a question?
Why does Daddy hit you?
It makes me cry so hard Mom~
What did you do?
I wish that he would go away~
Leave us both alone.
Life would be better for us
with him gone!

Mom, can I ask you a question?
Why does Daddy hate us?
When he comes home from work
all he can do is fuss.
I wish he would stay at the bar
he goes to every nite~
Never come home again if all
he can do is fight!

Mom , can I ask you a question?
Why can't I be like girls at school?
They have Daddy's that hug them -
their Daddy's are so cool.
Mom, all I have is my teddy and
you to hold me tight~
Daddy just don't love us Mom~
he don't treat us right.....

Mom, can I ask you a question?.....

Linda Hill 2002


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Reviewed by Keighley Perkins (Reader) 10/13/2002
heart breaking write. well done.

Your friend
Keighley.
Reviewed by Ian Thorpe 10/5/2002
Made me think of someone very dear to me. Well done.
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 9/30/2002
Poetress X is right.
Reviewed by J John (Reader) 9/29/2002
touching write :) ... j
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/29/2002
why do daddies and mommies hurt the ones they love? it should never be...and this moves me to tears. powerful and heart rending...(((HUGS))) to our children and you for caring...love, karla. :(
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/29/2002
>tears < what a heartbreaking write, linda!! and, unfortunately, it is true in many families where little children ask these heartwrenching questions. thank you for caring, and thank you for sharing this!! god bless you, and may you continue to be a champion for the downtrodden; you are an angel!! love, your friend, karen lynn. (((HUGS)))
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 9/29/2002
I liked this before. Bill Huggss xoxoxo
Reviewed by Dee C. 9/29/2002
So sorrowful...you write this wonderfully from their prospective!
Reviewed by Madame X (Reader) 9/29/2002
Linda, deeply emotional poem. You write so well of children's issues. Have you ever thought of putting a book together with these poems?
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 9/29/2002
Always great writes Linda. There are so many children out there that see and hear things, and experience things first hand, that are so tragically awful. And those parents don't realize, or maybe they just don't care. Thanks for the cry Linda, I think I needed it! Lisa
Reviewed by fare good (Reader) 9/28/2002
linda this is so true and so sad, you are such an excellent write, it brings tears to my eyes, many women live this every day. Many women don't realize that the scars will fall on there children.
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 9/28/2002
So sad, at least we have the power to see that our children dont see this in us. Good job Linda
Reviewed by Nancy 9/28/2002
Sad and touching for a child so young ask that question.
Nancy
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 9/28/2002
I imagine a lot of little one's ask
these questions. Touching....
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan 9/28/2002
Gee Linda..this is so very touching...makes my blood boil when I think of so many children that have those same questions... Take care..
Jenni
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 9/28/2002
Linda,
Touching and true
heartfelt write again.
This happens to families everyday.
Peggy

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