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Just A Hug
Author: Devilyangelic

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Growing up fast,
though my fourth birthday hadn't passed.
Hugs no more,
as I knelt on the floor.

Craving just a little attention,
still I never repeated words that they'd mention.
So many things for me to miss,
as they stopped my night-night kiss.

Am I so bad,
is this just a fad?
Do they mean to push me away,
am I going to be okay?

My wall never answered that night or any other,
screaming inside for just a hug from my mother.
No hug came,
as they cooed my sisters name.

Over the years they held no guilt,
so an untappable wall around me was built.
Tears kept hidden,
for they were forbidden.

Now they try and get close,
but they rejected me when I needed them the most.
I wish I hadn't had to sit on the rug,
and that I'd told them all I longed for was JUST A HUG?!?!

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Stephanie (12.8.236.10) -- Thursday, February 9 2006, 02:41 pm

Amazing

very good peom and sad but true this day people treat kids like this and we have to break the cycle and be different so please keep up the work great job and would love to read more of ur work
devilyangelic (82.39.18.115) -- Saturday, February 11 2006, 12:35 pm

*thankyou for your kind words

hey there stephanie, thankyou so much for your very kind words. it has been a canny while since i sent in anything new. think i have writers block at the moment, i often find that when i'm happy. lol once again thanx for reading and am over the moon that you enjoyed my poem. take very good care hugs and smiles
 
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