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Love Always Hopes
Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Monday, August 15, 2005
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Each year, over 58,000 children are reported as missing.
The child on the left, above, is Morgan Nick; she was six when abducted from a baseball game in Alma, Arkansas; the photo on the right has been computer age-enhanced to show what she may look like now, 10 years later.
If you see a missing child, call 1-800-THE LOST.
Somewhere, a family waits...
I never gave up ...
I always hoped ...
and still do --
I've kept the front porch light on,
burning through the night
for all of these nightmare years,
praying that you'd see it ...
a beacon of light
to lead you to my door
and into my life once again.
Darling, please come home,
where you belong;
where you're missed;
where you're loved;
where you're needed;
where you're SAFE.
It's still on ...
the porch light burns for you.
It won't go out until
you're back home,
safe in my arms again.
I won't give up ...
I'll always hope ...
and love always hopes.
(c) 2005, Karla Dorman.
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|Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G
|Tears of many go out to the childrenand their family! Thank you Karla for getting this out- We think it and feel it- and try to do something about it, to see it in print is just as Important and moreso- it can reach many---
Hope+FAith= Love Warm HuGs2U-WArmly,Sheeeox CATch the Bastard- or Basteress......
|Reviewed by Mary Lynn Plaisance
|Beautifully expressed Karla !!!! Love always hopes. It is sad at the number of children that are abducted, abused and molested. I cry for the children! And we have to keep telling the children to speak up when someone hurts them. I think this has been going on forever, but it's just now coming out in the open. Your words are all about hope. Love it!|
|Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
|Heartbreaking I agree with Karen and much needed, this happens to much in todays society
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Heartbreaking and powerfully needed write; God help our kids....Very well done!
(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :( >tears <
|Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
|Oh Karla, you've done a good job with this well crafted and heartbreaking write. I've often wondered how so many children and teen agers can disappear and never be heard from again? Are they alive, dead, out of the country or where? One would think that some of the abductees
would somehow return, but very few ever do. Well done, Karla!
|Reviewed by ~ Chanti
As Tinka said below, this IS a sad reality for many. I once had a friend that lost her child aged 12. She was abducted by a well known paedophile in this country 'Gert Van Rooyen'. He was caught by police but ended his life before they could find out what had happened to the 8 little girls that had been abducted by him and his female accomplice, Joey Haarhof. The girls or their remains have never been found and there disappearance remains a mystery. Who can even imagine what their parents went through. I know that Noreen who lost her precious daughter Tracey went through a living hell. I ache to think of this. Thanks for sharing this. It is so important that caring people such as yourself do share to raise awareness. This is a beautiful world but it is also filled with insidious evil and we need to be on guard. Well done!
love your friend in sunny South Africa
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|This is a sad reality for many....hope and love is the only thing you can rely on if not in God!!
|Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
|Absolutely heart-breaking, I wish we could do more than hope, this is outstanding Karla,
|Reviewed by Cynth'ya firstname.lastname@example.org
|When we stop hoping, we die before we are buried.
blessin's, hugs, and keep hoping Sis Karla,
|Reviewed by Kate Clifford
|So very sad that there is this reality, but there is always hope as you have shared within this write.|
|Reviewed by Dawn Richerson
|you are so good at writing about this kind of tragic situation and reminding us of hope. thank you for this! Dawn|
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|There was a boy name of Heimbaugh I think, lost from extreme southern NJ never seen again...you would think, if they are still alive, they would when they grow older return home...? Ed|
|Reviewed by jude forese
|a difficuly subject to write about and you've touch everyone's heart with this poem ...|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
|The mental tourture must be insane for the family.
The American Amber alert is a fantastic Idea.
Good message to give out too.
|Reviewed by Carole Mathys
|A very sad reality Karla, you did a beautiful job on this compassionate write!
Peace and love, Carole
|Reviewed by Sherry Heim
|What a tragic limbo for people to try to survive in. The horror of your child being abducted and the fear that they have been/are being abused or murdered has got to overshadow anything good in life. How do they go on, how do they retain their hope. God bless the children and all who await their return. Very beautifully done, Karla.
|Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger
|Karla, far too many children and even adults end up missing each year with no end in sight. I believe if caught, the perpetrator(s), providing of course there isn’t any shadow of a doubt about their guilt, should be hung in the middle of town square and left to rot! These savages who prey upon little, innocent children, should never be allowed to take another breath or have the opportunity to take someone else’s life! It makes me sick to my stomach when I hear that any child has been abused in any way, shape, or form! The families of these innocent people who have been snatched, must go through an awful lot torment, while hoping and praying that their loved ones be returned unharmed. Unfortunately the known statistics do not support them ever being returned safely back home. The poetry itself it a powerful reminder that we need to clamp down harder on these predators who roam or country, and our planet! It is really incredible that “modern technology” can create something as clear as what a person could resemble even ten years later, yet we cannot keep track of these released prisoners who constantly prey upon innocent people. An extremely heartfelt piece. Thanks for sharing it. Take good care and be well.|
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
|Sad days we are living in and we just don't seem to want to do anything about the bastards that are raping and killing the children. Shame of us.|
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|A compassionate poem with a vital message of the day, and how sad it is!Well done Karla!
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|This is a sad reality of life that as a father and grandfather tears my heart out everytime I read or hear of a missing child. Heartwrenching write Karla.