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The Eclectic Pen - The Recurring Nightmare

By: Amanda R. (amandaripsam)   + 10 more  
Date Submitted: 6/27/2007
Genre: Children's Books » Literature & Fiction
Words: 111

  The recurring Nightmare

Empty, alone, sad
My bitterness is growing
As I get mad

Lost, scared and confused
I am not sure, who I can talk to?
He gawks and he glares
What is he looking at?
Does he think I care?

Anxiety, depression and hurt
I feel my heart pace
My emotions soar

As I kick the dirt
I want to smash his face in
I don't want to let him win

He slaps me and I fall to the floor
With a belt he let's out a good whack
He canít win in my dreams

I wonít be abused again
I wonít be used again
I have a voice now
I am safe now on my bed
I can even punch him in the face

Can I stop these nightmares from recurring?

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IONE L. (zaneygraylady) - 6/27/2007 3:31 PM ET
Good but I wonder if it is good for children. I know many live with this but is there any hope you can give them?
Sabiel C. (sabu423) - 7/8/2007 12:50 PM ET
I like it
Alisha T. (yankeemom02) - 7/15/2007 1:30 PM ET
I Thought it expressed real emotion but I think its a Little to Harsh for children. I didnt see the hope either. But very real.
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