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Don't Wake Me...
by Linda M Hill

Friday, August 17, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Don't wake me
Let me sleep and live my dreams
Where wishes come true or so it seems
Where Mommy's smile every day
And there's a place to run and play
Where hugs and kisses are for me
Let me sleep, just let me be


Don't wake me
Let me dream of a Daddy's kiss
That is something I have missed
Let me build a world all my own
Where Daddy's stay and are never gone
Where Mommy's hug instead of hit 
There's no dark corners where I must sit


Don't wake me
Let me float up on my cloud of white

Where Mommy loves me and we don't fight
Where Daddy's just don't ever leave
Such a beautiful world I can weave
Butterflies dance gracefully in the sun
While I happily play, skip and run


Don't wake me
No one to love me, No one to care
Nothing but misery awaits me there
I live in the midst of hunger and cold
I am so bad is what I've been told
Let me sleep so my dream won't end
For when I awake my nightmare begins

(C) Linda Hill


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Reviewed by Tony Channing 8/22/2012
Linda, it's been a while since I've contributed to the site and what a welcome back. Truly touching as ever. God bless
Reviewed by Kathleen Janz-Anderson 8/20/2012
What a sad poem. Even sadder is that it's happening right now. Hard to believe that we let it.
Reviewed by Michael Jones 8/20/2012
Linda, this poem is sad and magnificent all weave in one! Just keep writing and praising God! I think you should reconsider writing a book of poetry. As well as you write poetry could substain you! Peace!!!
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Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams 8/19/2012
Unfortunately this is all too common in the childhoods of many poeple from today's children and back to yesterday's child as well. We must stand up for our children! Well stated, Linda, I get the idea you are a strong advocate. Be well, Kathy
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 8/18/2012
Wonderfully crafted, Linda...your work always seems to have a story that runs much farther than what is visible on the surface. Beautiful.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/18/2012
Let's hope that this never happens to a child. That they would wake up to a nightmare rather than a pleasant childhood.

Reviewed by Clarence Prince 8/18/2012
A beautiful photo, a nice poem too! Let me sleep, just let me be! Blessings, Linda!
Reviewed by pat medlin 8/18/2012
wow!...such a sad touching write
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/18/2012
Heartwrenching write; no child should ever have to live in fear of their parents!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by John Domino 8/18/2012
Great eye-opening poetry Linda!

Kids need to be treated right and need to live happy, wholesome lives.

"Sleep in heavenly peace."

John Michael
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 8/17/2012
sleep is the great refresher and solace where none else exists, you have penned this perfectly
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 8/17/2012
Speaking of a person who has been there Linda, sadly this goes on all too often. I have taken in many a run-away over the years who were sadly hurt and not loved as a child should be.

Excellent you have written this so well and I feel from experience.

Love and Light
Reviewed by Sandy Hoynacki (Reader) 8/17/2012
As a nurse, I have seen, heard and been involved in cases that are just this way......Deeply written from your heart, are these sad realities....Great post...


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