Innocence Stealer – Written Sunday 6th November 1994 (Aged 19)

Innocence Stealer

somewhere in the dark
the man stalks the swings
who knows –
what the nightmare brings
a man stealing innocence
and other children’s things
it does not make sense
and it is not right
but they will take him away
to where fires burn bright
and if you try to find a decent life
then you will lose the light

James Garratt – Sunday 6th November 1994

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