Untamed at Birth.

Untamed at Birth.

A Poem by Relic
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Laura girl, baby-girl, you're only two months old.
This crib you're in won't last too long;
You're acting too darn bold!

Laura girl, child-girl, what are you up to now?
Your tempestuous mood is wild enough
To hurt you soon somehow.

Laura girl, teenage-girl, tell me where you've been? 
Flaunting your chest to older boys 
Will lead to a life of sin. 

Laura girl, troubled-girl, no wonder you're in jail,
That deadly dance with illegal drugs 
Left you ruined and frail.

Laura girl, tragic-girl, the cops were at our door.
That car crash robbed your precious life
A beer was on the floor.

Laura girl, silent-girl, you look like you're asleep. 
Your maple casket shines so nice;
Your white dress looks so sweet.

Laura girl, angel girl, we're sending you our love.
Our broken hearts can only pray
You're somewhere up above.

© 2013 Relic



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Reviews

this is also very very sad yet love how u wrote it her stages of life till her death
whew u are so talented

Posted 10 Months Ago


 Relic

10 Months Ago

ha sometimes I wonder. lol Thank you marilyn for being so kind. :)
A poingnant and eloquent poem, skillfully crafted and,I felt, particularly thought provoking, great work

Posted 10 Months Ago


 Relic

10 Months Ago

Thanks very much George.
George Coombs

10 Months Ago

Your welcome
I have no words....my voice is in my awe!! Well freaking done!!

(you forgot to insert "like" in "you look [] you're asleep")

Posted 10 Months Ago


 Relic

10 Months Ago

AHHHH!! I knew I forgot something. lol Thanks so much for your observations. Not a lot of people h.. read more
emipoemi

10 Months Ago

a lot of people here are too shy to be bold.
Tragically sad 😢 piece of writing which for me reflects how in life ones guardians cannot shelter our live ones from the dangers society presents.
Deeply emotional but poignant and eloquent poem.

Posted 10 Months Ago


 Relic

10 Months Ago

Thank you Mairie
Smoking Man

10 Months Ago

You're welcome 😊,my pleasure.
First, I love the picture that you chose to go with the poem. It's midway between the innocence of the beginning of the poem and the tragedy at the end.

The poem itself innocently takes the reader by the hand and unexpectedly leads them on a journey most unimagined. The love for Laura is portrayed throughout, and all one can feel for the writer is heartache.

There is such beauty in pain, but the thorns are really sharp.

Nicely penned.

Posted 10 Months Ago


 Relic

10 Months Ago

I appreciate your thoughts Linda, thank you.
Wow...this sounds all too familiar..I am saddened by ur loss..I too was held in bondage by chemical obsession..I am very grateful to be here..I shouldn't be but God had other plans for me..

Posted 10 Months Ago


S.Jane

10 Months Ago

Oh I was raised to be a good person, a good woman...n shes always been in there but addiction turn.. read more
 Relic

10 Months Ago

I have friends that have been addicted for decades. I don't know how they function but they do. It m.. read more
S.Jane

10 Months Ago

Sounds about right
This tore my mother's heart to pieces. What I enjoyed as the sing song quality of a silly lullaby turned so quickly tragic that it left my heart spinning. From promise to torture, that inevitable tire screaming, can't stop in time and not a damn thing you can do about it helplessness that accompanies parenthood. That is potent writing.

Posted 10 Months Ago


 Relic

10 Months Ago

I'm glad you liked PL, thanks.
I think something you captured very well, maybe without even realizing, is how people will notice your troubles but will only offer judgement rather than help until it is much too late. I love your artistic choices, always adding to the story.

Posted 1 Year Ago


 Relic

1 Year Ago

:) Thank you.
very very sad, it makes me feel many things. I love the way it's organized.

Posted 1 Year Ago


 Relic

1 Year Ago

Thank you very much. :)
Very sad. Choices always have consequences, as your poem clearly shows. Well done!

Posted 1 Year Ago


 Relic

1 Year Ago

I'm reminded of Chris Cornell in reading your review. You are right. Thanks.
SJ Mullins

1 Year Ago

You're welcome. :)

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Added on August 27, 2012
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