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Mama, look what I wrote today
The teacher says I’m talented, too
Papa, look at this drawing I made
It’s Father’s Day, I made it for you

Mama, I don’t think I’m still a kid
And I might be a little confused
Papa, won’t you tell me just what I did
Why doesn’t Mama love you?

Mama, were you appointed a throne?
Your constant judgement tears me apart
Papa, I hear we’re tragedy prone
Where does misery end and happiness start?

Mama, don’t want anything to do with you
I’m begging you please stay away
Papa, the boys only want to screw
Won’t you tell me what to say?

Mama, I’m a cold hearted child
Just the way you taught me to be
Papa, I’m a garden grown wild
Even though you forgot to water me

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cassiopeia said...
May 30, 2013 at 10:07 am
You are very talented! I especially like the imagery in the last paragraph. 
Metal4Lyfe666 said...
May 30, 2013 at 4:41 am
A very powerful piece! There is not need for me to say much more! I'm really impressed! Amazing! :)
bluegirl440 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 28, 2013 at 11:11 pm
I am so impressed with your writing.  The imagery is so powerful.  Thank you for sharing your work with us.  
MatTSoo said...
May 20, 2013 at 7:53 am
great job! (: 
zozoe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 19, 2013 at 1:46 am
This is a really good and powerful peice.
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