Daddy's Issues

August 31, 2017
By Dorothyw GOLD, North Salem, New York
Dorothyw GOLD, North Salem, New York
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“Daddy’s got issues.”
I would say when I was younger.
People thought it was just harmless
Because I would always wear that smile
That covered the anguish.
But I’m no longer younger
And I still say “Father’s got issues.”
Everyone continues to think it is painless,
But this man is toxic
And I’m slowly losing air.
“Lucky I can’t get into my gun case or else I would use it.”
The tears run down as he remarks these words
Because my father has issues,
But no one seems to believe me.
Days go by without hearing a word from him,
But this time is different.
I open his apartment door
To find the corpse of the man I once loved,
Lying there lifeless.
I drop to my knees,
In a pool of his cold crimson red blood
Settled on the floor.
No amount of tears I cry will ever make things better.
Daddy had issues
And I wish could have helped him,
But I no longer have a father
And he no longer has issues.

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This article has 3 comments.

Rureal BRONZE said...
on Sep. 12 2017 at 2:54 pm
Rureal BRONZE, MARGATE, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"You Will Find Beauty In Being Broken."

Touching and so sad !:(

on Sep. 12 2017 at 12:47 pm
Breezette DIAMOND, Uniontown, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
Every Time I even think of you, all those bad memories just fade away, 'cause your smile's enough, your enough...

Very touching.

on Sep. 12 2017 at 8:19 am
Cory_Clark GOLD, Clemson, South Carolina
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This is so sad!


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