SANTA ! I don’t want gifts underneath the Christmas tree
All I want is a loving family.
A family that I can call my very own and feel that I belong.
There are so many of us here where I stay
And every night we all kneel to pray.
I want loving arms to hold me when I am in pain
Not abuse me and make me feel ashamed.
We are not bad kids – we’ve just been abandoned and abused
And for many adults we have no use.
SANTA ! We are not different from others
We want a family with sisters and brothers.
I know you don’t have a family in your Christmas bag
But if you did , I’d be so glad.
Maybe you could leave a note on all the stockings tonight
“ adopting a child would be a Christmas delight “
From a kid who believes in you !
© L . RAMS 122117