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"Never to be like you..."
The day is shifting into night, and sunset
Is the transition point.
You two are sitting on the couch,
I’m sitting on the arm rest of the lazy boy.
The truth of your actions are hovering in the air
You sent me to a foster home
Because you couldn’t handle a teenager
Which is absolutely the worst reason
Any parent would do to their own
Flesh and blood
It has been a whole week
Since I’ve been back.
Nothing much has changed about me
That I have grown into a young adult
And I have realized
That my parents need to go to hell.
“Send me again for another 2 years!”
I screamed at them.
She starts to cry, he doesn’t move
But I don’t feel the least bit guilty.
They deserve it.
It is such a shame
Two years of my life they will never get back.
Even if God gave me the choice to give back the two years
I would say no
Because I don’t love them anymore.
I’m standing up yelling at them now,
Telling them exactly how I feel.
Every thought that sprints through my head-
How I wish they would die.
I told them,
“That I know now exactly how to be a parent…”
“Because I know…”
I was standing up now…
“Never to be like you…”