Lullaby

By Storm

Beware of fire child
It might burn you
I know is seems tempting
I want to burn too

Beware of water child
Don’t dive too deep
I know it is beautiful
When you long for eternal sleep

Beware of darkness child
It’ll eat you up from inside
I know it seems harmless
But when darkness falls you’d better hide

Beware of people child
They do not deserve your tears
I know you feel lonely
You’ll get used after a few years

Beware of living child
Don’t become just another drone
Live inside yourself child
Trust me you’re better off alone

Be alone now sweet child
Closed inside your numb shell
And I will think of you for a while
Another child condemned to hell

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Copyright 2004 Storm
Published on Wednesday, March 10, 2004.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • GraveFlower On Monday, April 16, 2007, GraveFlower (283)By person wrote:

    i found myself rocking, beautiful and eerie at the same time, i swear i heard a music box playin along with i.t--b.eau.ti.ful ----~*dani*~

  • Derelict Dream On Monday, October 25, 2004, Derelict Dream (38)By person wrote:

    I like the cadence to this, in fact I couldn't help but think of music going alon with it while I read silently

  • Northstar On Monday, July 19, 2004, Northstar (387)By person wrote:

    this poem has a nursery rhyme quality to it which is really awesome because of the themes you are expressing--whether that was intentional or not--excellent job.

  • finaldestiny On Monday, March 15, 2004, finaldestiny (77)By person wrote:

    oooo this was really cool. i like it a lot like it told a story and had a great last stanza. nice job ~finaldestiny~

  • hopeless On Thursday, March 11, 2004, hopeless (52)By person wrote:

    i love.... this piece is just so truth telling that it is well deserving of its title... great write...~hopeless

  • WinterGrave On Thursday, March 11, 2004, WinterGrave (271)By person wrote:

    wow, nice one, this really makes sence, lol, i wish i had this bit of wisdom when i was younger.~~~Grave

  • Solace On Thursday, March 11, 2004, Solace (1081)By person wrote:

    Awww, there is a saying "tis better to have loved" u know the rest...It stands to reason that being alone breeds loneliness, love breeds happiness and belonging. Jag ´┐Żlskar dig

  • A former member wrote: Everything you need to know when your young but dont figure it out until you go through it, only it cant be put better any other way, intresting stuff

  • Lynaes On Wednesday, March 10, 2004, Lynaes (877)By person wrote:

    So sad, and so true. Portrays the feeling that we need to wrap children up in cotton wool extremely well. Beautiful work. ~L

  • A former member wrote: interesting lullaby... Like "wish upon a star" said it is like guidance and protection from darker things... also seems to be guiding someone away from being used and hurt by others in this cruel world we live it... Good write! *Jess*

  • A former member wrote: Like guidance and protection from darker things.. Lovely overall feeling to it. ~Wish Upon A Star

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