~ For All The Sad Songs I Have Sung
Take me away from the beating and the
Let me sing the sad songs again,
Do not let him in my house anymore
I have tried, but it is hard to walk out
For all the sad songs I have sung today
Help keep me safe in every way,
Love is my only crime
I married a man who was not kind.
Take away the bruises I have
Do not look, you may become sad,
For all the songs that I have sung to be
Help me and my children find peace.
Can I sing of what was once mine
Will the police come back another time,
I will give it my all, I stay in the
With no one to call.
Please care a little, for a lost soul
I will not die, I will give my life,
To the doctors and nurses who care a
Understand me now, a sad song I sing
I am the one who can bring it to an end
I will be strong, I will not be beaten
Linda Ann Henry © 2004
Do you remember me
The people's poet
For the women who do not know how to get
of a very bad relationship.
I hope this poem with help someone
saved from the beatings.
"Hope will sing of faith for a new
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