Protection

Protection

As the sun casts its long shadows
and the eventual darkness threatens
I wipe the tear from your face
and hold you close to me
Taking on your pain so you,
my child, suffer no more
Your wellbeing my utmost concern
Protecting you from the bad dreams
that will surely come this night
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Yes, the demons are always there
Unseen, invisible to the eye
Lurking in the hidden crevices
of your young mind
Thriving on your fear
But tonight they will not reach you
It is fortuitous that I am here
with you and I fear nothing
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Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ยฉ

Word Prompts

Wellbeing - WotD
Fortuitous - RDP
Shadow - FOWC

  11 comments for “Protection

  1. August 14, 2019 at 2:59 pm

    A mother’s heart, so full of love and strength! I love this, Christine! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’ž

    • Christine Bolton
      August 14, 2019 at 7:48 pm

      I knew you would mama! ๐Ÿ™‚โค๏ธ

      • August 15, 2019 at 12:12 am

        ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿค—โค๏ธ

  2. August 14, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    Beautiful!

    • Christine Bolton
      August 14, 2019 at 7:47 pm

      Aww thanks ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’•

      • August 14, 2019 at 8:24 pm

        Youโ€™re welcome ๐Ÿ˜‰

  3. August 14, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Oh Wow, good.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 14, 2019 at 7:54 pm

      Thank you so much ๐Ÿ™‚

      • August 14, 2019 at 7:59 pm

        Most welcome always ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. August 15, 2019 at 8:45 am

    safe and secure, words that offer much comfort for a little one

    • Christine Bolton
      August 16, 2019 at 8:14 am

      Thank you Gina ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’•

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