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Wild Child
by D. DeMartini

Monday, November 18, 2002

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Somewhere deep in the jungle lives
a wild child
with the moon in her eyes

somewhere in the jungle lives
a lonely hearts terror
with no need for lullabies

deep deep in this jungle
amidst the trees
this wild child
swings from the leaves

her feet
never
touch the ground

she has no pain

nothing
could bring
her down

somewhere deep in the jungle lives
a tameless little girl
flowers and leaves in her hair

somewhere deep in that jungle lives
a wild child
who has learned not to care


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Reviewed by Maria Lupinacci 11/19/2002
I can relate to this one!! I enjoyed it very much! Thanks for a great read!!

Maria
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 11/19/2002
This also could be the apt description of some children who don't live "somewhere deep" in a jungle, but in the streets of so many cities--
"a wild child
who has learned not to care"
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 11/19/2002
Untamed - yes
Feral - not at all
A fine write
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 11/19/2002
Wild and happy? With all the wildness in her? Lovely poem. Full of sentiment and your beliefs. Bill
Reviewed by Moxen Nexom (Reader) 11/19/2002
Great job of setting the scene and engaging the reader in the world of the wild child.
Reviewed by owish 11/18/2002
brillant poem
deep deep in this jungle
amidst the trees
this wild child
swings from the leaves

awsome just awsome
Reviewed by ace ace 11/18/2002
I just started writing so I'm not sure what to put here. I just know that I liked you poem and look forward to reading more.
Reviewed by megan t 11/18/2002
may she never be tamed

beautiful poem.

megan
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