www.storymania.com
Storymania Logo

 

 

Poetry




Withering Away by Katherine Smith - [126 words]
Sometimes by Colin Baker Sometimes, contemporary work roles seem to necessitate wishful thinking in a person. [69 words]
' Doc ' by Colin Baker A very brief reflection of the continued erosion of free health provision in contemporary Britain. [80 words]
An Apple A Day by Colin Baker Fun poetry. [36 words]
The Girl In The Corner by Carla Thomson - [89 words]
Wish To Be A Child by Carla Thomson - [185 words]
She Walked In Beauty by Randall Barfield - [32 words]
Words Of Wifely Wisdom by Vankipuram Rajagopal Sridharan - [69 words]
Why Am I Single? by Carla Thomson - [116 words]
Where My Heart Has Been by M Q Walters Better to have some secrets...nice when they don't ask. [126 words]
Wee Thanks Giving 2005 by Randall Barfield Once a year isn't too often, is it? [169 words]
Was I Wrong Louise? by Buxton Questioning love! [184 words]
This Is What A Friend Is by Lady Sashi - [47 words]
The Telephone by Joan Elizabeth White Poetry. [91 words]
The Sweetest Love by Rachel Alden Poem about making love. [88 words]
The Rain Outside My Window by Lady Sashi - [56 words]
The Outside by Carla Thomson - [100 words]
The Guru by John H Pallister A song written by me and performed by a band called the smoking seasons. if you want to hear the song ... [150 words]
The Dawn by Vankipuram Rajagopal Sridharan A short poem attempted to enliven youngsters to be up and early. Written during a train journey. [129 words]
The Blood Red Raven by Lady Sashi - [53 words]
Temporarily Misplaced by David Daniels Felt like writing a blues rock song.If any of you rock musicians want to use my lyrics in... [480 words]
Suicide Retribution by Samara - [129 words]
Stress by Carla Thomson - [302 words]
Still A Desire. by Danae Bonomini This one is okay I guess...some of it is pretty good I think but otha bits r juz pure crap haha... [100 words]
Spare The Rod by Randall Barfield There's nothing funny about killing one's parents, I know, but it's only fiction. Right? Did Ag... [109 words]
Sickly Father by Brandon Colcleasure I entered this for a school contest, and it was going to be published but I forgot to send in the... [102 words]
September's Flower by Friel Tom A wistful poem of memories and love. [74 words]
Second Nature by Randall Barfield It's about a concrete finisher. [128 words]
Seasons Of Love by Savclyd Laporte This illustrates to us the link or the comman nature between love and seasons. [60 words]
Scarred To The Core by Connie Kay Hallstrand Written for my dad who divorced my mom. It was very bitter - it still is - and his absent w... [194 words]
Rejection by Carla Thomson - [107 words]
Reindeers On My Roof by Vankipuram Rajagopal Sridharan A short poem to think of those who suffer on nature's fury, tsunami earlier, and the earth... [86 words]
Razor by Rachel Alden - [23 words]
Perfect Nothings by Gabby Bryant A poem that expresses a desperate kind of wanting. [84 words]
Passions by Uche Peter Umez A look at the passions that revolve around a farmer, his farm, and his life. [66 words]
Only Curious by Carla Thomson - [122 words]
On Angel's Wings by Lady Sashi - [64 words]
Ocean Child by Ian Tronco - [61 words]
No One's To Blame by Sort Of Anomomus Unfortunately, stuff happens! [85 words]
Neither Do I... by Danae Bonomini Well this was 1st a song nd then wen I was playn it with my gtar it kinda didnt wrk out the way... [130 words]
My Window by Lotte Rennie Describes how a youg girl views the world and people around her. [83 words]
My Love by Vankipuram Rajagopal Sridharan A poem just for the pleasure of writing and wandering in thoughts. [149 words]
My Brothern by Vankipuram Rajagopal Sridharan - [131 words]
Lord Make Me Like A Buoy by Lucybee Cartwright I wrote this poem at a time when one of my adult children was going through a serious ... [199 words]
Life Repeats by Tamsin Butler Tried my hardest to put all my feelings about a friend in a poem. Please tell me if it is rubbish ... [254 words]
King For A Day! by Sasu The best day. [140 words]
If I Were Princess I Would Leave My Crown For You by Sadaf Shahab If I were princess I would leave my crown for you If I were f... [85 words]
I'd Wish by Lady Sashi - [198 words]
I Wish The Darkness Would Disappear by David Daniels Just a poem that can to me one night when I couldn't sleep. [487 words]
Heart by Tamsin Butler Trying something new whilst re-editing my other works. [32 words]
He Keeps Me Humble by Randall Barfield It's just that sometimes we don't want to be watched! [22 words]
Happy Songs
Going To Pieces by Ian Cramer Humorous Verse. [68 words]
God's Hands by David Daniels Okay,I know I said I was going to write poetry that was more positive.But when I feel sad I write a... [280 words]
For An Addict by Elizabeth Flores This poem, which I wrote just now, is very raw with emotion because it is about someone very clos... [108 words]
Fireworks by Laurence L'abre A really bad, short, slightly drunkern poem about fireworks. [32 words]
Expanding My Horizon by Carla Thomson - [164 words]
Everything You Do by Connie Kay Hallstrand This poem was written for my aunt who had to watch cancer slowly eat away at her husband and ... [190 words]
Even Though It Hurts Me So Much More... by Rachel Alden - [80 words]
Eternal Friend by John H Pallister A simple but nice love poem about a friend [93 words]
Escapade by Uche Peter Umez Two lovers keep to their rendezvous in a star-lit night. [49 words]
Emotional Poet by Loyd - [166 words]
Drama by Carla Thomson - [68 words]
Do I? by Carla Thomson - [102 words]
Confused by Carla Thomson - [19 words]
Concorde by John H Pallister A farewell poem to the Concorde. [247 words]
Charon by John H Pallister A poem about the mundane views of life and how it's never ending boring cycle. [141 words]
Can't Get Away by Carla Thomson - [78 words]
But One Thorn by M Q Walters - [73 words]
Bad Answers by Rae It's ok on the surface. [60 words]
A Single Tear by Kathrine Young Ballerina poem. [54 words]
A French Fragrance In Indian Soil by Vankipuram Rajagopal Sridharan - [172 words]

Go to page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 [108] 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162
TITLE (EDIT)
Happy Songs
DESCRIPTION
A poem about child abuse.
[279 words]
AUTHOR
David Daniels
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I am a retired New York City Corrections Officer that is currently attending Nassau Community College. I am studying creatve writing, and I hope to make my living as a writer now that I'm retired.I am 41 years old and currently divorced and living in Long Island.
[April 2011]
AUTHOR'S E-MAIL ADDRESS
[email protected]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (31)
Apparently, I've Gone Insane (Poetry) Just a pleasant little poem that came to me one night while listening to the radio. [296 words]
Brave Soldier (Poetry) A poem about love and war. [208 words] [Romance]
Captain Courageous (Poetry) This poem is about my older brother who is a retired Captain of the NYC Correction Dept.This is not another Rikers Island experience.It's about a man with an addiction who found the courage to enter r... [597 words] [Spiritual]
Day Of The Drunken One (Poetry) About 20 years ago I got engaged and my fiance and I threw ourselves a nice engagement party.I got totally wasted and made a complete asshole of myself.So I thought I'd write a poem about it. [424 words] [Relationships]
Feel The Blade (Poetry) This poem is about a young girl named Lisa Fernandez. She was an inmate at Rikers Island hospital. She was hospitalized because she took a 'shank' and cut herself up. [330 words]
Forever, I Will Always Love You (Poetry) This poem is dedicated to my partner in life,my best friend and the greatest woman I know, my wife Ann. [291 words]
God's Hands (Poetry) Okay,I know I said I was going to write poetry that was more positive.But when I feel sad I write and this poem reflects that. [280 words]
Hoping For A Resurrection (Poetry) Just a poem that came to me about relationships.It seems when I write about relationships I always write about saying goodbye.This one is about a broken hearted person that still has hope. [250 words] [Relationships]
Hoping To Find Happiness Again (Poetry) Many years ago I was diagnosed with manic depression.These last couple of days I've been really feeling the effects of my illness.So I thought I'd write a poem about it. [543 words] [Psychology]
I Wish The Darkness Would Disappear (Poetry) Just a poem that can to me one night when I couldn't sleep. [487 words]
I'm Losing Control (Poetry) I spent many years suffering from the dark demons of depression.I wrote this poem during that time.Don't make me out to be a Devil worshipper or anything like that,it's just a poem that expresses the ... [245 words] [Horror]
In My Mind (Poetry) This is a poem written by my 17 year-old niece,Andrea.Her grandpa passed away from cancer last November.She wrote this poem in memory of him and read it at his funeral.I was so moved by the poem that ... [375 words] [Spiritual]
It Is Time To Say-Goodbye (Poetry) This is a poem about something we've all been through, breaking up with a loved one. [297 words] [Drama]
Junkie (Poetry) Another Rikers Island experience.This poem is about an inmate named Robert Ramirez. He was carried to the clinic one night by the riot squad where they handcuffed him to a bed because he was violent a... [395 words] [Crime]
My Brother Is Dead But I'm Doing Fine (Poetry) No need for words the poem speaks for itself. [375 words] [Psychology]
My Daddy (Poetry) This is a poem by the love of my life, my 8 year old daughter Daniela Jane,she wants to be a poet just like her dad.The piece was written word for word the only thing I corrected was the spelling. [114 words]
My Sad Little Boy (Poetry) A poem about the hardships of fatherhood and raising a son. [379 words] [Relationships]
My Sweet Daniela Jane (Poetry) A poem about the love of my life, my 8 year old daughter. [149 words]
One Heart (Poetry) I was taking a writing class at Nassau Community College and one of my class mates,a girl named Lenora,wrote an essay about how her heart belongs to Jesus.Her essay is what inspired me to write this p... [278 words] [Spiritual]
Separate Ways (Poetry) Another poem about how hard relationships can be especially if you love someone and they don't love you back. [371 words] [Romance]
Tales Of Tito: Essay Of An Inmate (Essays) Are you a fan of the movie,'Goodfellas?' Then check out this story about the life of a criminal named Tito. [2,718 words] [Crime]
Temporarily Misplaced (Poetry) Felt like writing a blues rock song.If any of you rock musicians want to use my lyrics in a song, don't plagiarize me!Just leave me a message in the review section and I'll get in touch with you.Hopef... [480 words]
The Game Of Life (Poetry) It took me a week to write this poem and I think it's one of my best.It's about the hardships of life,the difficult world we live in and the current events that surround us. [832 words] [Drama]
The Light Of Tomorrow (Poetry) I think I'm going to go in a different path and start writing poetry that's more positive.Even though I suffer with depression does that mean every poem has to be sad? This one is a start on that new ... [162 words] [Motivational]
The Mystery Of My Mind-Subtitle:The Things I've Tried (Poetry) I was just about to go to my son's baseball game when suddenly I stopped and sat down to write this poem.My wife thought I was crazy but what else can you do when you get an urge to write but write.Ne... [469 words]
The Preacher And His Friend (Poetry) I truly feel that this is one of the best poems I've ever written because it tells a story as well.However, because the poem tells a story, the sentences are rather long. So I hope the structure of th... [319 words] [Drama]
The Questions Of Love (Poetry) Questions we must all ask ourselves. [455 words]
The Smoke Inside You (Poetry) A poem about the fears I have about my wife's pack a day cigarette habit. [231 words]
Unanswered Questions (Poetry) Don't mind this one because I just wanted to see if I could write a poem with three consecutive rhyming words.So the poem might seem a little forced.I've been reading a lot of poetry on this website a... [340 words]
Wighead (Poetry) I went bald at the age of 20 and it devastated me.Then I did a stupid thing and went out and bought a toupee.Yep,that's right, I was a wig wearer.It was the most horrible time of my life.Can you imagi... [543 words] [Comedy]
Your Prison Cell (Poetry) Another Rikers Island experience.This poem is about an 19 year old inmate named Ralph Porter.I discovered him hanging in his prison cell one night while I was working the graveyard shift. [382 words] [Crime]
Happy Songs
David Daniels

She would lay in bed
Crying in the night
Afraid of the moment
When Daddy held her tight

She was so afraid
She didn't know what to do
Afraid of his voice
When he whispered "I love you"

She hoped and prayed
That tonight he wouldn't come
So young and innocent
So much damage done

She was afraid to talk to Mommy
She couldn't admit that Daddy was bad
She would spend her days
Feeling lonely,confused and sad

If only she could tell someone
About all of her fears
But whenever she tried to talk about it
She would burst into tears

Maybe if she prayed hard enough
God would make Daddy go away
But her prayers were never answered
And her sadness grew with each passing day

He would whisper in her ear
That everything was all right
But she knew it was wrong
The way Daddy held her tight

Was she different from others
Did she do something wrong
There once was a time when she was happy
There once was a time she sang happy songs

But she no longer sang
All she did was cry
Her happy songs ended
The night her innocence died

She kept her terrible secret
That Daddy said to never tell
For if it were to be told
Daddy said she'd burn in Hell

So she waits every night
For Daddy to visit her bed
And when Daddy touches her
She lays motionless pretending to be dead

Maybe it was her fault she thought
Maybe she was to blame
She could not escape her sorrow
She couldn't deal with the shame

Finally after years of abuse
She got the courage to tell
Then they took Daddy away
And locked him in a prison cell

Daddy is gone now
But still she has trouble sleeping
Because she hears her Mommy every night
In the kitchen quietly weeping

But Mommy said it wasn't her fault
That she did nothing wrong
Finally she sleeps in peace
Finally she can sing her happy songs

 

READER'S REVIEWS (3)
DISCLAIMER: STORYMANIA DOES NOT PROVIDE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR REVIEWS. ALL REVIEWS ARE PROVIDED BY NON-ASSOCIATED VISITORS, REGARDLESS OF THE WAY THEY CALL THEMSELVES.

"David...a difficult subject to write about but you did a good job on this. " -- mattie.
"Quite hard hitting" -- Alvin.
"Hey this is another author on storymania whose work you have reviewed. I read the piece and I really liked it, but I wanted to say that the comments you made on my work were very helpful. I'd like to get in contact with you, if you would email me soon I'd really appreciate it. You can reach me at [email protected] (it's my old email address but you can leave me a note, and I'll get back to you with my current address). Thanks again, hope to hear from you soon." -- harry.

TO DELETE UNWANTED REVIEWS CLICK HERE! (SELECT "MANAGE TITLE REVIEWS" ACTION)

Submit Your Review for Happy Songs
Required fields are marked with (*).
Your e-mail address will not be displayed.

Your Name*     E-mail*

City     State/Province     Country

Your Review (please be constructive!)*


Please Enter Code*:

Submit Your Rating for Happy Songs

Worst     1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9     10     Best

COPYRIGHT NOTICE
© 2005 David Daniels
STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
October 2005
NUMBER OF TIMES TITLE VIEWED
2129
 

Copyright © 1998-2001 Storymania Technologies Limited. All Rights Reserved.