I'm Tired

January 14, 2009
By Rebecca Manfredi, Muncy, PA

I'm tired of living this horrible life,
I'm tired of being controlled.
I'm tired of being told to sit tight,
I'm tired of missing my chance to glow.

I'm tired of you telling me what to say,
I'm tired of the hatred you put in my heart.
I'm tired of the lies you directr my way,
I'm tired of you tearing me apart.

I'm tired of the way you make me feel,
I'm tired of keeping it inside.
I'm tired of the the pleasure that you steal,
I'm tired of the anguish you make me hide.

I'm tired of what you throw at me,
I'm tired of the pain you put me through.
I'm tired of the tears you make me bleed,
I'm tired of the things you make me do.

I'm sick and tired of pleasing you.

The author's comments:
this is a poem i wrote of the memories of an abusive relationship the i was in. i got tired of him. i got tired of the hurt, pain, and sexual and emotional abuse. i'm a survivor. and i'm proud of myself now.

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on Nov. 17 2011 at 9:50 am
falling-rain GOLD, Layton, Utah
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this poem is exactly how i feel. i just want yu to know that i feel yu! im sorry for what yu've been thro and im soo glad to kno that yur ok now. this is a great poem. thats the thing about poetry.. its a way of venting, a way of showing yur tru feelings... great job! i'd love to know when yu post more stuff!:D




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