Tut tut little child
Do not cry
Wipe your eyes
The sun is about the corner
Keep still
Sniffle those tears
Daddy will be home soon
Tut tut little child
Don't make a sound
The soldiers are coming
And they answer to no one
Keep still
Hide those dirty feet
They don't need a reason
To make your mother weep
Over your tiny frame
Tut tut little child
Don't run too freely
The streets are not asleep
And sometimes a stranger is a friend
And your father's friend could be danger
Keep still
Throw your toys about the floor
And watch the world on the window sill
A ransom note is not a school fees receipt
Tut tut little child
Mother will be home soon
With sweets and her warm smell
Keep still
Do your school work and rub powder
On your tiny neck
Do not forget to tell her
That he touched you in strange places
And made you feel strange things
Do not forget little child


I can't write as often as I used to. I have some issues offline that I have no control over. I will try to drop a line or two sometimes. I hope you guys are beautiful?

©warpedpoetic, 2019.

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