AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Francis Eaden, iFrances Seymour, iJames Milward, iGrant Dickinson, iArmineh Ohanian, iDilip Dahanukar, iSandy Lender, i

  Home > Crime > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Jerry Robards

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Stories
· 40 Titles
· 84 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Jerry Robards, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Crime)
  1.  Finalization
  2.  Holy war



Scar On My Heart
by Jerry Robards

Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Jerry Robards
•  My Eyes
•  Invitation
•  Rescue Me
•  God Is
•  Hope at stake
           >> View all 37

Drugs rob us all!!!!



A small-frightened child was crying
She cradled a pink little doll in her arms
Her addict mother was about to be jailed
The demons of the needle had stolen her away
As I was about to turn to leave;
A small hand gently tugged at my uniform pants
A beautiful pair of big brown eyes stared up at me
Her lips were quivering uncontrollable
Her soft tiny voice made a request
"Mister, please don't take my mommy away"
My heart fell from my chest
Pain shot throughout the pit of my stomach
I agonized with this innocent child
My heart was completely shattered
My mind was combating thoughts of;
What if this was my baby
Pleading with a stranger to spare her mommy?
My eyes blurred with tears
Just as my lips were poised to speak;
Though I knew not what I would say;
I caught the eyes of her mother glaring at me
with a snide smirky grin perched upon her face
An evil spirit inside mom would have traded
her little one for another round of drug trips
I became enraged deep within my soul
A hate for her flooded my thoughts with revenge
Only the compassion for the little one forced
the insanity to race from my mind
I felt a love for this baby
that I had reserved for my own children
I wanted her to know the joy of a real family
This wonderful child loved with everything she knew
Yet I wondered if she would ever receive any in return
The world she lived in was full of pain
This picture burnt upon my heart
A little face with big tears
Some scars never heal

Jerry Robards

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.