Lost Girl

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The forest swallows up
The little lost girl
Hungry for life
To replenish its aching soil

Parents will grieve
The little lost girl
Wandering the pathways
Where her little feet have trod

She’s just one of many
The little lost girl
Faces on posters
Withering in the wind

No-one really knows
The little lost girl
Too quickly forgotten
As the forest feeds

Sometimes you might see her
The little lost girl
Playing with her friends
On death’s canopied floor

Then gone in an instant
The little lost girl
Her laughter ringing
On the dying wind

(c) Helen M Valentina

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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3 Responses to Lost Girl

  1. Man. This one was gripping. Well done.

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