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The Eclectic Pen - A Prayer A poem by Michael Silverwolf

By: Michael S. (Shamanwolf)  
Date Submitted: 1/20/2008
Last Updated: 1/20/2008
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 186

" Lord! Are you listening? They say that you care! "
" I need an answer, All I have is this prayer. "
" You see, I have a desire, a yearning to BE, "
" If only Mommy..., Mommy loved me. "

" Tell her, I feel her anger, her doubts, her fears, "
" I know the lonliness of living between tears. "
" Tell her I'm special, not to miss out on me, "
" Help...her...Lord, help mommy love me. "

" Why is my existence, not greeted with joy? "
" It doesn't seem to matter if I'm a girl or a boy. "
" I wish I could tell her, how great it could be, "
" Mommy and I together, if mommy loved me. "

" I pray for my mommy, for my fate holds she, "
" Will the Silence hear the screams, as I cease to be? "
" No matter my destiny, only this do I plead, "
" Please! Tell my Mommy, She is loved by me. "

" Amen. "

April 9, 1993

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Silvercat - - 1/20/2008 9:40 PM ET
Unintentional as the neglect might be, it still hurts.....doesn't it? Nicely thought out.
Marta J. (booksnob) - 1/21/2008 1:58 PM ET
This made me so sad...
Claudia (BrokenWing) - 1/21/2008 7:39 PM ET
Not terribly fond of politically slanted poems on devisive issues.
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