Perilous Plays Ploy Plights
A loud crack rips through the
A child screams as a man grips and
pulls her by the hair.
She is forced to sit and watch as
her father is tortured.
Her mother already lying on the
ground, was brutally butchered.
Piercing screams rattle her tiny
Her fragile face crumbles under an
onslaught of salted tears.
With her eyes closed, the sounds
A punishing blow across the face
causes her tiny and fragile body to drop.
"If you can't sit back and watch,
then why don't you join me Hun?"
The man drags her in front of her
father and gives her a small gun.
He grips her tiny hands and makes
her put pressure on the trigger.
He aims at her father's head,
causing her tiny body to quiver.
Her father looks deep into her
distraught eyes, and says "I love you."
She looks deep into his and she
begins to wail almost as if it was on cue.
A loud sound slows down time, as
blood splashes against the wall.
Time gets even slower as she
watches her father's lifeless body begin fall.
The man lets go and she falls to
She opens her mouth, yet she's not
able to release a sound.
The man had picked up the gun and
had thoughtlessly shot her.
Blood spills from her mouth as she
crawls over to her father.
She curls up in a ball under her
With her final breath she whispers,
"I love you too daddy... and you too mommy..." gripping her
A gust of wind rattles a
The little girl opens her eyes and
feels her pillow.
She began to cry as any little girl
Her parents rushed in and did what
any parent could.
They held her tightly and said "It
was only a dream honey," and said that everything would be
But she looks over at the window
and froze as she was terrified at who was there in her
Verses By: Donald Rochelle Tisdale JR