Christina A. Sharik

THE CHILDREN OF A WARRING WORLD

Iraqi Child - 2004
Iraqi Child - 2004
Crying with hunger, pain and fear
Held by the mother, who sheds a tear;
In the hospitals, burned and broken;
Looking for help, with no word spoken ~
Dazed, despondent, faces drawn
Realizing that they can’t go on…
Every child is a precious being
Never to heal from what they’re seeing…


Submitted for the March 2004 IWVPA Club theme Project, “Children