July 15, 2009
By , boston, MA
more and more often,
he's never around
where do you think he is?
he's hangin with the wrong crowd.

little by little
he changes more
he's smoking and drinking
he's dating a whore.

again and again
he continues to lie
why won't he tell you the truth?
because he's getting high.

time after time
he makes you cry
you tell him it hurts
he'll never understand why.

day after day
there he goes
he's drifting farther out
no one even knows.

more and more
he's making these mistakes
i, myself, want to help
but i, i don't have what it takes.

as of now
i feel alone
why, might you ask
because there's a stranger in my home.

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lovehate29 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 2, 2009 at 10:18 pm
This is really good. It is hard to see someone you look up to go through changes or someone you look up completely change. I could relate to this piece so well. Good job! ~~If you have time, would you please check out my work. Comment and rate if you wish. [lovehate29]
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