These People I Call Family

June 8, 2009
By ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac


These people
Come to invade my home
These people I call family

They run constantly
Around the house
Children
Naked, begging for all that is here

They keep up a fuss
Never closing their mouths
They keep a mess
Destroying everything they touch

These people
Come to invade my home
These people I call family

They stand as an obstacle
They limit the things
I could do
In my OWN house

They're constantly tattle-telling
On each other
Or someone else, for simple misconduct

When can I be free
Of

These people
That come to invade my home
These people I call family?

The author's comments:
I was really mad when I wrote this piece. You see, my aunt and her children came to stay in my house for a while and her boys were a great pain I must admit. These boys are definitely a trip, but I still love them. Tee Hee.

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on Feb. 1 2010 at 9:22 pm
literaryaddict PLATINUM, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"We're almost there and no where near it. All that matters is that we're going." Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound." Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

this one was funny in that it was so relatable (which is probably the most overused word on teenink, but, whatever, it's so true)

on Jan. 7 2010 at 2:00 pm
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

Oh, I can totally relate! This is a great poem though! I can feel your anger and annoyance dripping from the words! Wonderful :) 5 stars




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