Craig Anderson

Rookie - 66 Points (21st February 1959 / Hereford England.)

Nobody's Child - Poem by Craig Anderson

As I was slowly passing
An orphan's home one day
I stopped for just a little while
To watch the children play.

Alone a boy was standing
And when i asked him why
He turned with eyes that could not see
And he began to cry.

I'm nobody's child
I'm nobody's child
Just like the flowers
I'm growing wild.
No mammy's kisses
And no daddy's smile.
Nobody wants me
I'm nobody's child.

No mammy's arms to hold me
Or soothe me when I cry
Sometimes i feel so lonesome
I wish that I could die.
I´d walk the streets of heaven
Where all the blind can see
And just like all the other kids there'd be a home for me.

I'm nobody's child
I'm nobody's child
Just like the flowers
I'm growing wild.
I've got no mammy's kisses
And no daddy's smile.
Nobody wants me

I'm nobody's child.
Covered by Many......


Comments about Nobody's Child by Craig Anderson

  • Rookie - 156 Points Ann Beard (4/26/2014 11:45:00 PM)

    Loved your poem, read it over and over again.didn't get the last line though.
    covered by many? ? (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,266 Points Valerie Dohren (8/9/2013 10:54:00 AM)

    Heart-rending Craig. A very beautiful but sad and poignant write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013


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