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Sad Little Girl: Alcoholism and Sexual Abuse
Mama went to Heaven
Sad little girl, her mama went to heaven.
She would sit by the window looking up at the sky.
Why did God need her mother, she thought it was a lie.
Her heart started to harden, and her smile went away.
She didn’t laugh, or skip, or play.
Her daddy didn’t know what to say.
He found his answers in a bottle, his wisdom he modeled yesterday.
The bottle of Regret
When he was good and drunk and wise he tried to touch his little girl and she would run and hide.
She left home one day and didn’t come back, she started finding her answers in her father’s wisdom,
The bottle of regret.
The sad little girl, became a sad grown women
And her heart turned harder, and she didn’t look at the sky
Why did God take her father, she thought it was a lie.
Against all odds she had daughters of her own,
Terrified that they would find sadness, she never left them alone.
She thought she was protecting them no matter what,
An unlikely predator breached her wall of trust.
Her sad little girl, lost her smile.
She grew up with a hardened heart, and found her mother’s wisdom in a bottle.
For a while, she wandered the earth, cursed to repeat old tragedies.
She left and went to heaven, her sad mother found her wisdom in the sky.
She finally knew that there was love in forgiveness.
Heaven was real, it wasn’t a lie.
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Alcoholism and Child Abuse
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