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Posted by: Jitterbug | 2004/10/22

Child Abuse Awareness

~*~*Sarah*~*~*
> >
> > My name is Sarah
> > I am but three,
> > My eyes are swollen,
> > I cannot see,
> > I must be stupid,
> > I must be bad,
> > What else could have made
> > My daddy so mad?
> >
> > I wish I were better
> > I wish I weren't ugly,
> > Then maybe my mommy
> > Would still want to hug me.
> >
> > I can't speak at all
> > I can't do a wrong,
> > Or else I'm locked up
> > All the daylong.
> >
> > When I awake I'm all alone
> > The house is dark,
> > My folks aren't home.
> > When my mommy does come,
> > I'll try and be nice,
> > So maybe I'll get just
> > One whipping tonight.
> >
> > Don't make a sound!
> > I just heard a car,
> > My daddy is back
> > From Charlie's Bar.
> >
> > I hear him curse
> > My name he calls,
> > I press myself
> > Against the wall.
> >
> > I try and hide
> > From his evil eyes,
> > I'm so afraid now
> > I'm starting to cry.
> >
> > He finds me weeping.
> >
> > He shouts ugly words,
> > He says it's my fault
> > That he suffers at work.
> >
> > He slaps me and hits me
> > And yells at me more,
> > I finally get free
> > And I run for the door.
> >
> > He's already locked it
> > And I start to bawl,
> > He takes me and throws me
> > Against the hard wall.
> >
> > I fall to the floor
> > With my bones nearly broken,
> > And my daddy continues
> > With more bad words spoken.
> >
> > "I'm sorry!" I scream
> > But its now much too late,
> > His face has been twisted
> > Into unimaginable hate.
> >
> > The hurt and the pain
> > Again and again,
> > Oh please God, have mercy!
> > Oh please let it end!
> >
> > And he finally stops
> > And heads for the door,
> > While I lay there motionless
> > Sprawled on the floor.
> >
> > My name is Sarah
> > And I am but three,
> > Tonight my daddy
> > Murdered me.
> >
> > There are thousands of kids out there just like Sarah. And you can
> > help..
> >
> > Sickens me to my soul, and if you just read this and don't pass it on I
> > pray for your forgiveness, cause you would have to be one heartless
> > person to not be effected by this eMail. And because you are affected,
> do
> > something about it!!
> >
> > So all I am asking you to do, is take some time to send this on and
> > acknowledge that this stuff does happen, and that people like her dad do
> > live in our society, and I pray for child abuse to wither out and die,
> but
> >
> > also pray for the safety of our children
> >
> > Please pass this poem on because as crazy as it might sound, it might
> just
> >
> > indirectly change a life. Hey, you NEVER know.
> >
> > Please forward if you are *~*~*AGAINST CHILD ABUSe

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