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No song for a raggy boy

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No song for a raggy boy

Ragged forlorn a burden being born

A pale face framed in coal black hair


longing for a soft caress

Suckling from a mother's breast


Salty tears wet his lips instead
No music fills his heart

Life a painful existence to be endured
Unloved the world has forgotten him.

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  1. Date: 5/26/2009 2:03:00 PM
    The world has not yet got to know him..we hope! Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 3:54:00 PM
    Aaaww this poem is so sorrowful. Those last two lines break my heart. Wonderfullly written though. Love Christie