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sad poems for children

Life is not always a bucket of laughs or a tree of funniness . . . sometimes sad (and what may seem bad) things happen. Here are some sad poems that may help you through troubled times.



POEM : Dora by T. E. Brown

 

POEM :

 

She knelt upon her brother's grave,
My little girl of six years old--
He used to be so good and brave,
The sweetest lamb of all our fold;
He used to shout, he used to sing,
Of all our tribe the little king--
And so unto the turf her ear she laid,
To hark if still in that dark place he played.
No sound! no sound!
Death's silence was profound;
And horror crept
Into her aching heart, and Dora wept.
If this is as it ought to be,
My God, I leave it unto Thee.

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