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Rape of Innocence
by Zenith Elliott

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When will the dark creatures of this demented realm cease to be?

              Coiled in a corner...

               ready to spring,

               he patiently awaits...

               his prey of the day.

               Singing and skipping,

               innocent and carefree

               she rushes inside,

               no worries foreseen.

               He's plotting and planning...

               despicable, diabolical acts.

                Destruction of purity,

                 fearing no wrath.

                Sweetly she sings...

                 her dollies now sleep,

                 dresses for bed...

                  says her prayers...

                  happy and safe.

                  Evil inside him

                  ruptures and bursts.

                  He summons Lucifer

                  for one final talk.

                  Now slithering , sneaking

                   around corners...he stops.

                   She never suspects

                   this innocent child.

                   The horror that's

                    stalked her...

                    the horror outside.

                    One fateful second

                     is all that it takes.

                     Destruction of innocence...

                      a child is lost.





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Reviewed by The Gentle Man
Zenith this is really a very provocative and timely poem. Thanks for shining the light on sexual predators!
Reviewed by Ian Thorpe
2nd attempt to post a review - the server hung up on me.....
You have handled a horrific subject with great feeling and sensitivity.
Too many writers shy away from portraying the grotesqueries of the human state, this is well written and well concieved.
Reviewed by Nancy D.
Covered this very well, as sad as it is this happens.

Reviewed by Regis Auffray
This is very powerful in its evocation of the destruction of innocence. When will this world become what it should be?
Reviewed by Candida Eittreim
Well done! The depiction of innocence unaware is truly excellent Zee! I loved this.

Reviewed by Trixie Love
Powerful write
It makes me sick knowing that this
takes place every single day...
Those monsters should
be casterated....


Trixie :)
Reviewed by C. Gourlay (Reader)
the reality is almost too harsh to contemplate - it takes courage to write about and share subjects like this, tks
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was so moving and terrible to read..our children suffer this much too often, You have got to me with this excellent poem on the demons that lurk in human form.

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
This one exudes power. Exceptional write.
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader)
{{{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}}}} This is an important, if difficult, subject to cover. You did so very well here.
Reviewed by Linda Murray
Abuse of this kind is unforgiveable. Your poem depicks this quit well. Very good write.
Distruction of Innocence how true.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
A wonderful poem about a horrible subject. You've treated it very well. Child abuse is unforgivable.

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