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Young

by Dan Garcia-Black

Broken toys
Damaged goods

Sleepless nights
Playing Doctor

She ten
He forty

Never Safe
Always wary

She forty
He dead

Can't trust
Any love

Development
Arrested
Forever...

Young

08/05/2004

Posted on 08/05/2004
Copyright © 2019 Dan Garcia-Black

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by George Hoerner on 09/25/11 at 01:09 PM

Congratulations on POTD today. We seem less and less able to protect our young today.

Posted by Joan Serratelli on 09/25/11 at 04:33 PM

ongrats on POTD!A dark, very haunting write. Well worth the read and attention.

Posted by Kristine Briese on 09/25/11 at 07:35 PM

A terrible tale, told subtly and sparsely. Excellent work.

Posted by Mo Couts on 09/26/11 at 12:59 AM

Having lived this horror and felt this pain, while still dealing with it's aftermath, I have to say this is a deeply touching poem. and congrats on POTD!

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