The child has a teardrop

in her eye.

She doesn't want to

say goodbye.

So, again she cries,

and it's sad,

because she thinks that

she was bad.

  • Author: SLR (Offline Offline)
  • Published: June 19th, 2018 22:01
  • Comment from author about the poem: Most parents don't seem to realize that their children blame themselves for family problems. They feel it's somehow their fault. I've seen this time and again and it's heartbreaking. It's so hard to convince them it's not their fault and so hard to get parents to stop focusing on their own pain and really see what it's doing to the child. I've seen instances where this has led to the child attempting suicide. Please, really pay close attention to your children, (or any child you know) keep an eye out for signs of depression. If you feel like there might be a problem, please make it your business to say something. To do something.
  • Category: Children
  • Views: 33
  • User favorite of this poem: GON.
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  • GON

    Short, simple, but effective nonetheless. I love it.

    • SLR

      Thank you.

    • Frogspoetry

      Very good,very true.I also have seen this,I am actually a product of this.I am struggling with depression,anxiety and PTSD.I am so thankful that I have God to lay my troubles upon and help me heal.not alot of people have this.and it makes me so sad to realize this,so I am doing my best that Nelly doesn't experience this.thank you SLR,great job.

      • SLR

        Thank you. I'm glad you could relate but I'm sorry that it's on such a personal level. Hugs for Nelly! 🙂 🙂

        • Frogspoetry

          I am actually grateful for my conditions,for they made me who I am today,and such a strong woman.there is a shining SON in every dark moment we experience.🕊😁💞

        • SLR

          I'm far from grateful for all my issues but i will say they've made me stronger than what I probably would have been otherwise.

        • A.H. Browning

          I meant to comment on this when I first read it. Thank you for the poem and especially your comments.

          • SLR

            Thank you, especially for reading the comment. It gives some context as to what I was thinking when I wrote the poem.

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