This letter from a lady in Darlington was printed in the Florence Morning News on Jan. 19, 1993. I hope she does not mind it being printed again.
Speaking for little babies
I want to speak for the little babies who are too young to speak or cry.
Too Young to Cry
They say I am not a baby 'cause I inside my ma.
But if she didn't want me, why did she fool with pa?
Now if I am not a baby, I guess the reason's why
My mama doesn't want me 'cause I'm too young to cry.
They're sending food to babies who live across the sea.
My ma has even sent some.
Why can't she think of me?
There's got to be a reason.
Oh, mama, tell me why.
If I'm not a baby,
Why did I want to cry?
I hear the doctor coming
And soon I'll be a wad
Of trash thrown in the garbage.
Then I'll be back with God.
He knows that I'm a baby,
And he will tell me why
My mama didn't love me
When I was too young to cry.
Thank you lady from Darlington.
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