A Child Abuse Poem: Daddy's Little Girl

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I hope it is OK to post a poem here.

As she swings higher and higher
She thought to herself, this is what little girls do
But she did not feel like other little girls
She is daddy’s little girl
Daddy’s little girl is bad and dirty
Daddy’s little girl will go to hell
Because she does those things that little girls should not do
Because she is daddy’s dirty little girl

Instead of dreaming of fun and laughter
She dreams of the pain that is her life
Instead of imagining fairies and princesses
She imagines the freedom of dying
Instead of chasing butterflies
She hides in the dark hoping she will disappear
Instead of smelling the roses
She smells the alcohol on his breath
Instead of tasting sweets and chocolate
She tastes him in her mouth
Instead of being young and innocent
She wears the weight of her life like an anchor

She is just a little girl
She should not know what she knows
She should not have seen those things
She should not have done the things he made her do
But he was her father
He knew best
He was there to protect her
Who was she to protest?
She was daddy’s dirty little girl

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Nov 11, 2008
Poems are perfectly acceptable...
by: Darlene Barriere - Webmaster

To address your first statement: Several of my visitors have submitted poems that appear on this site. I must pass along, however, that such poems cannot not be plagiarized or posted elsewhere on the Internet if they are to stay on this site. When I did a search to ensure this poem was indeed not plagiarized and indexed elsewhere on the Net, I did find a similar, but different poem under the same title. I will have to delete this if it does appear elsewhere, as duplicate content is considered a taboo with search engines. I trust you understand my position on this.

As for the poem itself, it certainly hits an emotional chord, juxtaposing the innocence of a little girl with that of an obviously demented and perverted molester of a father...deeply disturbing. Thank you for sharing it with my visitors and me.

Darlene Barriere
Violence & Abuse Prevention Educator
Author: On My Own Terms, A Memoir

Nov 11, 2008
...Cry...
by: Francine

This poem really breaks my heart

May 27, 2009
:(
by: Day-day

sad I know this is real.Things like this are happening everyday.

:(

Jun 13, 2009
poem...
by: Anonymous

I was daddys little girl too :(

Aug 20, 2009
hit home
by: Shannon

I too was this dirty little girl, I've blocked who the male abuser was, but I know it was someone close. hate that feeling of dirty little girl. no matter what it always sneaks back up and reminds me of what I once was.

Sep 27, 2009
why?
by: madukes

How can any one hurt a small child especially one of thier blood? I just can't for the life of me understand what could make a person do this. It must be pure horror to be a child in this situation. I have cried my heart out for all the children in the world who have come to know this kind of horror. I still cannot comprehend what it would take to make a person do this.

Oct 04, 2009
DADDYS LITTLE GIRL POEM
by: Anonymous

i was a grand-daddys little girl :(

Nov 23, 2009
Sad.
by: Anonymous

Oh my that is so sad):

Nov 24, 2009
...
by: Anonymous

wow dis is deep

Dec 14, 2009
...
by: K-T-C

OMG..thas like really sad and no one should ever live like that...

Feb 16, 2010
Very Sad : (
by: Maxene

That is just sad. OMG to hear that it happens in evry day life, it's just scary. :(

Feb 25, 2010
Just Sad
by: Anonymous

that is soo deep. and rather depressing. but it really breaks your heart to even think that a father would do something like that to his own flesh and blood.

Feb 28, 2010
OMG
by: Anonymous

That was so really scary!!!

Mar 09, 2010
sad
by: allie

i would never let a man do that to my child even if that is her father or not

Apr 22, 2010
no child should have to go through this.
by: Anonymous

I wish i could begin to understand your pain... but i cant, it has never happened to me but i am so sorry you had to go through this. just reading this makes me cry. I wish the world was a better safe place for our chilren, none of these monster parents should be alowed to have children!

got bless our chilren

Apr 26, 2010
abuse
by: Lauraa

i was sexually abused from 8 to 12 years old, and im 16 now, i know excactly what it feels like .. but i also know that we can rise above it, you gotta adress it and get help, thats what i did .. i kept in mind that things had to get worse before they could get better .. its always extremely hard to talk about what happened,because it does make you feel dirty and guilty i guess, and its the last thing you wanna think about but it doesnt ever just go away. If you can rise about this, you can do anythin, dont let anything hold you down

Apr 29, 2010
I can relate
by: Anonymous

I know how you feel my dad did stuff like that to me when I was three and the lawyers wouldnt believe me even when I could describe it in detail. I know how you feel I blame myself every day and its happened by other guys too sometimes I wish I could just dissapear and not exist anymore it would be a relief I'm 17 and I hate myself for it all.

Sep 16, 2010
Daddys Little Girl
by: Anonymous

iWas Once This Little Girl Too, From When iWas 5-12 &iAm Now 13 &Yet NoOne Believes Me Still, But iM Glad To Knoe The Man iS Behind Bars For Tha Things He Does To Little Girls

Oct 24, 2010
my story
by: Anonymous

i was too, daddy's dirty girl. i never ment to do any of it, he told me it was a game every daddy and there special daughter played. He told me if i we didn't we would never be a proper family. He said every daddy and special little girls don't let mummys know because its the law of a secret. Everytime i did something, he could provide a sweet. I thought all this was what we do, but as i grew older, i had a bestfriend and i once one day asked 'do you like playing daddy and special daughters game?' then it all happened she didn't know what i was talkin about. i told my bestfriend and she said tell your mum.

This day, i went home and daddy had told me, when i get to a certain age there is a big thing we do to show we love eachother very much and connects are family for life, took me upstairs.

I was 10. It hurt. I had nothing to share with my own special someone.

After this happened, i cried with the pain.

Mummy came home. Asked why i was crying. Daddy ran out to the pub.

I said 'daddy and daughters game just hurt a little this time'

Mummy didn't understand.

i explained everything, mum cried.
Phoned the police.

i didnt want mummy to do this, i shouted but everyone does it.

Mummys heart sank.

Daddy's behind bars now.

I feel so stupid and i blame myself, for everything that happened.

I was only 10, when my dad took my virginity.

Nov 02, 2010
annonymus
by: Anonymous

how can anybody do that to a little child

Nov 02, 2010
unkown
by: Anonymous

ohh maah qoosh daht is so saad
i woould nevaah let daht happen to
maah kid's.

Nov 07, 2010
got your back
by: Anonymous

I was physically but not sexually abused as a child. My saddest feelings are
1) Who protects me from the protector?
2) what did I do to merit abuse?
3) The person still is in your family until His/Her death.
4) People resent you talking about it, especially if they have a good relationship with your abuser.

Dec 16, 2010
HORRIFIC
by: BILLIE

honestly how can anyone in the right mind, want to do that to there little girl. At the end of the day he is her dad and he should be there to support her and at the end of the day how could anyone in the right mind want to do that to there little girl:L

to be honest that has really made me cry :( x

Dec 31, 2010
more then just a daddys girl
by: amber

i was my daddys dirty little girl and then dad got some friends to play to

Jan 07, 2011
dats sad
by: Anonymous

dat poem is so sad :[

Jan 11, 2011
rlly sad
by: Anonymous

this poem is rlly sad . . . i have never gone threw that but i now ppl who have . . it just brakes my heart to no there are ppl like that out there . . . . . .

Jan 26, 2011
Daddys lil secret
by: Elesha Calvert

I was a victim...I chose no longer to be <3

Apr 01, 2011
Daddy's little girl
by: Anonymous

My dad died when I was four and before the bed sheets got cold,my mother had a new man that physically and sexual abused us.

I was raped repeatedly starting just six years old, certified insane at ten years old and spent years in an asylum.

I have lots of physical scars that everyone can see, but the ones that hurt the most are invisible.

I am now a pensioner but have suffered severe mental illness and been actively suicidal all my life, I just wish my life was over even after all these years.

He is long dead, but I still have flashbacks, I cannot sleep for nightmares, and every man I see has his face.

Child abuse robs your of your childhood, the chance to love and be loved, and the chance to 'belong'. My life has been one of isolation and fear all because a dirty old man couldn't control himself ... he is long dead, and I hope I will be too very soon, because for me, it is only death that will bring me peace.

Nov 29, 2011
scarred for life
by: Ange

oh, my god. I am reading all these people's stories about their ghastly and horrible childhood experiences. I'm 12. I've never gone through that, and i hope i never have to. I was stalked earlier this year, but it was just some internet thing. It is nothing to what I am reading now. I can't believe how disgusting and sick minded some people are, and I am glad my own father is a kind and loving man. It is horrible that there are so many untold stories of these situations, people who are ignored in society. How can people not believe you? why would you say it if it wasn't true??? It is foul that some people would harm their own children and family in general, in that way. How about a peaceful world???

Oct 29, 2012
Daddy little girl
by: Anonymous

Omg all the ppl comment an poems are sad and scary I was abused and I kow th feeling I was daddy little girl but not that way of the poem but the way of a punching bag. He tried to have his way with me and I scream and kick he never tried it since and I was 6. Happy days. But the abuse of the punching kicking and name calling still happened now until about last year I stood u to him.

Feb 19, 2013
daddys little boy
by: Anonymous

I'm sorry . I was my dads little boy .the beer and drugs had a big part of it . My mom let him she told me to do as I was told . Some time mom would help dad .

Nov 10, 2013
A child has a long road for help today!
by: Anonymous

I know how you feel. Through therphy I found out about my dad did dirty things to me. When I was very young age and couldn't remember at all. Almost the age of 50 it hard to believe it happened. The sex,mental and emonital abused. Have your brother do the same thing to you at the ages 3-6. Could never trust a person and was looking for love always back in my 20's. I had a child when i was 30 years old, loved the child, and protected the child always today. I did found a wonderful at age 42. He helps me with my depression and other problems. I am getting help still today. You can do it if you really want to. I really loved the Poem: Dadd's Little Girl

Jul 09, 2014
healing
by: Anonymous

So sad... Some fathers are sadists. Others have pedophilic desires and believe they are expressing love. I believe the Christian approach of hating the sin but not the sinner is the best way towards inner peace and, sometimes, reconciliation.

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