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A Little Girls Cry
by Linda M Hill
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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May the Lord help the little children who suffer from child abuse. My heart breaks for every child who lives this way. A child's world should be one of toys, laughter, play, hugs and kisses from Mommy and Daddy, not beatings or verbal abuse. You can tear down a child's world by verbal abuse, take away his/her self esteem. Help me with the fight on child abuse. Speak up for the children who are afraid to speak for themselves.

Deep inside myself
So I can't feel
Scars on my heart
That will never heal
I hear the children play
Normal girls and boys
Perfect white houses
Room full of toys

Tear stained sheets
Draped on my bed
Sometimes I wish
That I was dead
Why do they hit me
Don't they see I am small
Does it make them feel big
Or stand ten feet tall

There's a special corner
Deep in my heart
That's where I hide
When the beatings start
I hold everything in
I don't dare let them see
The damage they do
When they're hurting me

I cover my bruises
Swallow my pride
Knowing with every blow
Part of me died
Scared of the shadows
Knowing I can't tell
Wishing someone would come
Rescue me from this hell

(C) Linda Hill



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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 12/2/2008
Hello Linda,

A dark side of so many childrens lives, and you have penned it with excellence . . . thank you for bringing this to light!


Reviewed by Carin Spirit 10/5/2008
You have captured the experience right on the head of the nail. It brings chills to my heart and tears to my soul. Thank you for sharing. Warmth and Love to you.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/4/2008
How anyone can abuse our most precious resource is something I can never begin to understand or accept! Keep on speaking for the little ones; they are in my prayers!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 10/4/2008
It makes me sick when a child is abused, thank you for being an advocate for the children
In Christs Love
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 10/3/2008
I agree completely. It is one of the abuses that most upset me. Thanks for sharing.
Reviewed by Michelle Mead 10/1/2008
WOW, this shows the awful truth of some childrens lives. I love children and can't understand people who could be cruel to them. Thanks for sharing this moving poem.
Reviewed by Denise Edwards 9/29/2008
Unimaginable crimes are happening to children everyday. This tears my heart out. More needs to be done, children need to feel safe, they need to know they can tell and someone will listen and help.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/28/2008
Wonderfully written with such emotional attachment. I pray for all the children who suffer years of abuse as life can become very difficult as those children grow to adulthood feeling so alone....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Michael Jones 9/28/2008
Hi Linda, I am in tears reading this poem. My heart is heavy and my soul cries for our children. They are defenseless and woe to you child abusers God see everything and God is a just judge and you will be held accountable for your actions,: None will escape no not one. Thank you for refreshing our memmories and we all must fight for our children!
Reviewed by John Flanagan 9/28/2008
Linda, you write from the heart and your love and pain are real and true. Thank you for this.
Reviewed by Stan Grimes 9/28/2008
Wish we could rescue all children..what a better world we'd be.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/28/2008
It tears my heart out knowing that this is going on in our world every second, it has to stop, those innocent little children deserve to be loved. Thank you for sharing Linda.

Newfie hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Darryn Murphy 9/28/2008
the Pain may never heal, but speaking out helps bring change, sad and yet beautiful write. you take care
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/28/2008
You write with the voice of the tender innocents who sadly all too often do not have a voice. Thank you for always speaking out for all those little ones.

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/28/2008

Too many little girls and boys cry ... heartbreakingly penned sadness! The cycle needs to stop. Now.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/28/2008
May the Lord help the little children who suffer from child abuse

Amen, Linda, and may the Lord bless you for being their staunch advocate.
Reviewed by Glen Schulz 9/28/2008
Well written and very moving Linda. I'd like your permission to post this and your name on my myspace page and on posts where we fight for the safety and health of our children. It's at

Best wishes, Glen
Reviewed by 000 000 9/28/2008
Emotional and heartbreaking words in this. A child scarred and innocence lost.
Reviewed by Bonnie May 9/28/2008
Oh this one hurts much of this going on and can't figure out in the world can you harm your own child this way is beyond my comprehension. We need more of these as painful as they are to get the message out. Well done. Love and hugs, Bonnie

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