In a forgotten place a child's face
Old beyond her years
Her body caged my soul enraged
She's drowning in her tears
Though they may deny you
(and i know they'll try to)
I cannot help but wonder
Will no one help her?

A china doll but less alive
Her time in this world
Her only crime the same as mine
To have been born a girl
Better i should suffer
Than to watch another
One so small can do no wrong
Child - where's your mother?
Oh, mother

Can no one tell me how a mother
Can give away her own?
Cast aside left to die
All alone

Can no one tell me how a person
Can say that this is right?
All the guilt shame blame
Do you sleep at night?

Can no one tell me the purpose
Of being born only to die?
Little children, angels
Hear them cry

In a forgotten place a child's face
Old beyond her years
Her body caged my soul enraged
I'm drowning in her tears
They say the blame is thought to be
A one-child policy
But you were sent to
The dying room
Mei-Ming, i'm so sorry

I'm sorry...

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    General Comment.... im not sure.......:/......but it might be the feeling of someone watching a friend suffer and not being abel to do something aboout is but i dont no
    morgue princesson September 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt physically is about a girl in China named Mei-ming (no name) who died in an orphanage of neglect simply because she was girl; a documentary about her and about the situation of orphanages and dying rooms in general had been made around the time Poor Dolly was released.
    Bloodsoulon March 01, 2007   Link

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