The Ground Cries

A poem

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I heard a desperate cry
from a hole within the
cold, dark ground

in an attempt to answer
suddenly my lips went numb
and I couldn’t speak above a whisper

I heard the cry once more
and mustered everything within me
to try and get the strength to help

a spark ignited deep inside of me
and I reached beneath the dirt
to find a small child
looking so alone and hurt

an ember within the moonlight
melted my very soul
and I vowed from that moment on
I would never leave this little boy

I wondered where he came from
and who had left him there
I wondered how someone could leave
a helpless child all on his own

for all the abandoned children
let us say a little prayer
for them to be able to achieve
life beyond their rational despair

for life is always precious
no matter where it begins
may they live to accomplish all their dreams
and may the world smile upon them

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Charlotte Kingsbury- Fink

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Writer, Wife, Mama to many. My book of poetry, "Wandering Through the Darkness" can be found at https://tinyurl.com/yaos7vp3 Visit me at Misfit-believer.com

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