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My Darling Child

Updated on September 05, 2014

Why do they do that mama?

They just do child. They just do.

But we don’t mean them harm.

They just do child. They just do.


I’m so hungry mama.

Why can’t we eat like birds?

All the land is gone child.

It was taken with paper and words.


I’m so thirsty mama.

Where is water for us to drink?

It used to come from the ground child.

Now it’s in a bottle or from a sink.


I’m so tired mama.

Can we stop for a while?

We rest when the world sleeps,

My sweet darling child.



~Micky Dee~



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    • Hummingbird5356 profile image

      Hummingbird5356 2 years ago

      This is terrible but true for too many people. Your words are very expressive as always Micky.

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      jandee 2 years ago from Liverpool.U.K

      Hello Micky, Hope you are well...

      I wonder how many drinks of water Obama had on the golf course recently ? Nice

      I know that the land in Gaza was taken by paper and words only they were not my words,

      Where is your land ,from your story ? It could fit in to any land almost,today!

      best from jandee,,,

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Awesome and vivid poetry. Cool.

    • Dim Flaxenwick profile image

      Dim Flaxenwick 2 years ago from Great Britain

      Heartwrenching but wonderfully done.

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      Joy56 2 years ago

      Loved the depth of humanity.

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      Audrey Hunt 2 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      So very sad and true. This is the worst of humanity. You have told the heart-breaking story of a child and children everywhere in the most touching way. Thank you dear Micky!

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      Kiss andTales 2 years ago

      Heart touching words ! But very true, many live these words in many countries around the globe. Why, because mostly it is about greed and power. There is really plenty for all , but for now food and even shekter are control by forces beyond our reach. Soon to end.

      New World Translation

      Ps 72:16There will be an abundance of grain on the earth; On the top of the mountains it will overflow. His fruit will flourish as in Lebʹa·non, And in the cities people will blossom like the vegetation of the earth.

      Also we have a wonderful future awaiting us very soon . Where these things will be of the past.

      Reference Bible

      Isa 33:24And no resident will say: “I am sick.” The people that are dwelling in [the land] will be those pardoned for their error.eference Bible

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      Peggy Woods 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This is all too true for too many people in the world today. Well written Micky!

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