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A Child Lamb is Sleeping
by Valerie Ann Roeske

Sunday, February 08, 2004
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In memory of Carlie Brucia, murdered in Floida, "Heaven awaits"


 

In quiet garden bright beyond,
 

amidst the grass so soft and sweet,
 

~~~~ a child lamb is sleeping ~~~~
 


 

O' cherished child, in veiled youth,
 

amidst the night of crossing come,
 

a slayer lurking in the breath,
 

using the sword of his smooth tongue,
 


 

Hence' her innocence without a stain,
 

he snatched her veil, the greatest shame,
 

fierce, cruel and filled of strife,
 

with his sword he sought her life,
 


 

The fate of thee, O' cherished child,
 

upon a road so cold and dark,
 

his secret told upon a screen,
 

a slayer of ruthless heart,
 


 

In  quiet garden bright beyond,

admidst the grass so soft and sweet,
 

~~~~ a child lamb is sleeping ~~~~
 


 

Written by : Valerie Pearson
 

copyright2004
 


 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 


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Reviewed by William Potter 8/29/2008
A beautifully written look at a parentís worst nightmare.

Well done!

Take care,

William
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/17/2008
You have shared a treasure and captured the proper thoughts. Thank you, Valerie. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Jeff Mason 7/25/2008
Oh, this is exquisite! I saw Michigan on your profile - I have a lot of family from Michigan. -- Jeff
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 7/17/2008
Too many lamb childs out there. Very powerful and moving poem. Liz
Reviewed by Trixie Love 2/10/2004
Hi Val,
Oh goodness, this hit
hard...
Such a beautiful tribute
to a sweet child of God's.

Standing ovation Val...


Love & Hugs
Trixie
Reviewed by jude forese 2/8/2004
beautiful sentiment for such a dear child lost to the whims of evil and social maladjustment ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/8/2004
Very heartfelt but beautiful Valerie!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 2/8/2004
Valerie,

This is a beautiful heartfelt poem.
Sucha loss and so painful her
poor family...
So young it is horrible...

Peggy
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/8/2004
Beautiful Valerie! I wrote a poem and sent it to my congressman, urging everyone to write theirs. We've had enough of crinminals being on the street with such records and no rehabilitation.
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