sounds of anger are everywhere around
A broken hearted child, wearing a frown,
Love in her house is nowhere to be found
She has to straighten up and put on a face
that she has created for her friends at school
If anyone should learn of what has taken place
She'd be severely beaten; for that is the rule.
Skipping and jumping pretending all is fine
No one at school could hear her hidden cries
The teacher sees something and pulls her from line
She questions the little girl with tears in her eyes
What would her mom do knowing that she spoke
The little girl shuts down; won't say any more
The teachers knows enough, her own heart is broke
Children shouldn't have to walk around feeling so sore.