O Let him live

A crib with downy pillows

Soft blankets with ducks

With soft fingers like willows

Him his father tucks


O let him live

O Let him be

O God please give

A child to me


Desperate, hopeful we wait,

Our hearts full of fears

Impatient to hear his fate

What will fill our tears


O let him live

O Let him be

O God please give

The child to me


O then he comes,

my child to meet

Excited am I

To hear his heart beat.

The doctors surround him

To give him a chance

The odds are all grim

Slow, the moments advance.


You do not believe them

You think it a dream

When they pronounce

Time of death, 5:23

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6 Responses to O Let him live

  1. That is so sad I almosted cried. I hate how we lose the next generation of our world.

    • vozey says:

      If you ever have to live through it, the hardest thing you will ever do is bury one of your children.

    • vozey says:

      I did look at your blog. You have some interesting posts and a passion for writing. For a young teenager, you have a lot of dedication. At your age, I was thinking I wanted to be a poet one day. Then, I wanted to be a singer. Then, I wanted to be something else. I’m working as a computer programmer now. Your interests lead you to where you want to be. I’ve always chased my dreams, and I encourage you to, too. Surprisingly, though, now I’m pushing to be a writer one day. Poetry might help me get there.

      I still have all my old poems from when I was your age. Though, looking back, they are half-inspiring and half-silly. Namely, because time changes things, our set of problems and our mindset as we grow older.

      Keep writing, even if when you think you don’t want to be a poet/writer. Don’t let high school or college burn you out either. Write what you want to write.

      • Thank you. I will keep writing peoms, besides dancing, writing is another way for me to express myself when I am in the moment of hurt or sadness etc.

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