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A Childs Voice

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A Childs Voice

A Childs Voice


A child needs so much from a parent
If only their voices were heard more apparent

Maybe it would go something like this
Mommy & Daddy, there are things I truely miss

Put down your cell phone or laptop for just a bit
Equal time would be nice, request I submit

Read me a book, maybe one or two
Hugs and kisses I have so many for you

Shouldn't I be more important than that tv you view
Sunshine outside good for me and you

I don't ask for much, just more of you time
Love and smiles I will trade you in this rhyme



Poem written by:  Debra Falgout
December 8th, 2012


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  1. Date: 1/25/2013 1:00:00 AM

    we sud spend more time with family members and enjoy the outdoors that god gave us than sit at a tv and computer screen i agree nice poem

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT Date: 2/3/2013 7:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I think there needs to be more commercials just to awaken some parents minds to this, and yes the outdoors are a god given gift, thanks for reading, have a blessed day, peace debra
  1. Date: 12/21/2012 4:21:00 AM

    what a wonderful enlightening poem,, and so true very word should sting to many in this modern society... excellent poem,,,,,,,,

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT Date: 2/3/2013 7:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Harry, I just want to awaken the minds of some that may not realize, hope I reached a few, have a blessed day, love debra
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:17:00 PM

    It is all about L-O-V-E - Beautiful written Debra. - - Have a enjoyable Sunday afternoon and a good new week. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT Date: 2/3/2013 7:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Anne Lise, yes it is, Love time spent wisely, love debra
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:53:00 PM

    excellent advice! good one

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT Date: 2/3/2013 7:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Susan, have a blessed day, love debra
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:45:00 PM

    Nice to read your write today, Light & Love

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT Date: 2/3/2013 7:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Debbie, glad you stopped by, love debra
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 8:40:00 AM

    Such a touching piece you have written... I love where you went with this piece... And thank you so much for the kind warm comments.. luv n hugs Michael

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT Date: 12/9/2012 1:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Michael, your poetry are a fave of mine, glad to hear from you, Love Debra
  1. Date: 12/8/2012 11:04:00 PM

    Hi Debra, really love this Couplet, love the fact of showing it from the child point of view. Rollo

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT Date: 12/9/2012 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Rollo, if I could only speak to the parents directly I would but maybe I can reach some on here, Love to see a family be a family, love debra