May 18, 2009
By Whitney GOLD, Carlisle, Indiana
Whitney GOLD, Carlisle, Indiana
11 articles 17 photos 13 comments

Trapped in his own mind
words he chooses not to speak
he feels so alone
a real life is what he seeks

He has everything
right before his eyes
but he drinks and yells
and she dies a little inside

A girl that sits and watches her father
be unhappy and depressed
she tries to help
but there is nothing he'll confess

He says she is a mistake
and she shouldn't be here
she brings him another beer as told
with eyes full of tears

I'm sorry Daddy
for whatever I did
and that you hate me
give me a chance,
I'm only a kid

You'll never know
what your drinking does to me
you're always so drunk and angry
you're never sober to see

I know you've been through a lot
and things aren't the way they should be
but Dad, I hurt inside, too
do you EVER think about me?

I will always love you
deep down inside
but the day you ever say it back
I won't be alive

The author's comments:
This is for my dad.

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Anjo! SILVER said...
on May. 26 2009 at 2:52 am
Anjo! SILVER, Roseburg, Oregon
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Oh my gosh, i am crying. this is sooooooooooooo amazing. please keep writing.. you have touched my heart. wow.

on May. 24 2009 at 10:32 pm
jackinthebox GOLD, Belle Fourche, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
"There must be security for all, or no one is secure. Now, this does not mean giving up any freedom, except the freedom to act irresponsibly." - Klaatu, The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

This is truly beautiful. I've been there and I know exactly where you're coming from - it's really emotional, and I absolutely love it.

on May. 23 2009 at 7:02 pm
MariaMarie DIAMOND, Washington Court House, Ohio
70 articles 0 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life's a mountain on a beach"-Unknown
"Will: This is either madness or brilliance. Sparrow: It's remarkable how often those two traits coincide."-Pirates of the Caribbean:Curse of the Black Pearl.

Wow, powerful. sad, i can really feel the words coming alive inside me.

Anupama BRONZE said...
on May. 23 2009 at 10:01 am
Anupama BRONZE, Mumbai, Other
3 articles 3 photos 12 comments
Ouch, this poem touched my heart.

Brilliant work!

on May. 22 2009 at 6:50 pm
YankeeSwagg PLATINUM, Holly Springs, North Carolina
26 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
Every burden is a blessing

Wow!! This put tears in my eyes!!! You are an amazing poet.Keep writing!!

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