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Your eyes are cold and dark.
Your voice laughs at me mockingly.
Go ahead and sit there.
You want to know something?
I honestly don't care anymore.
I'm used to you by now.
I'm used to your ways.
I'm used to the harshness of your words.
The harshness of your grasp.
Just sit there stupid mockingbird.
Sit there and remind me of all of my faults.
Remind me of the hopes and dreams I once had.
Remind me that they are here no more.
Gone in the wind.
Mockingbird, oh mockingbird.
I just wish that you would go away.
But yet, I don't want you to go.
You have become a part of me.
A part of me that I loath and despise.
The part of me that eats my very soul.
The part that wants pain and misery.
But still, you are a part of me.
And still, I have grown so fond of you.
Fond of your feathers so black and sleak.
What an I sayng?
I'm not fond of you.
And I hate your ways.
You have got me under your spell.
Now, I shall love you yet hate you.
Love you because I am forced to.
Hate you because you mock me.
You don't let me forget my faults.
You never let me live them down.
And now,
Thanks to you,
My life is over.
I just can't bare the pain anymore.
I can't bare you anymore.
I have to get away from you.
Your crazy.
And you are making me just like you.
I hate you.
My stupid mockingbird.

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Kohli@Kohli said...
Feb. 2, 2014 at 9:35 am
Umm... Its well written but i didn't got the last para. 
Joob-Stache replied...
Mar. 30, 2014 at 9:28 am
What part?
BrandalynBooth This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 4, 2013 at 8:49 pm
I really like this its well written and I love the title. good job
Joob-Stache replied...
Dec. 6, 2013 at 10:09 am
Thank you(:
SpringRayyn said...
Jan. 6, 2011 at 8:06 pm
I can relate to this.* I like it
SpringRayyn replied...
Jan. 6, 2011 at 8:07 pm
sorry, i'm not too good with feedback today...
Poetry4Ever replied...
Jan. 25, 2011 at 10:10 am
Thank-you. I apreciate your feedback on my poems :)
iWriteToExpressThouqhts said...
Oct. 4, 2010 at 1:25 pm
WOW !! your words in this poem really express how your feeling and what goes on through your mind . This poem is really powerful in everyway . The lines in this poem are very good . Awesome job with this . Keep up the work :]
Poetry4Ever replied...
Jan. 4, 2011 at 11:01 am
Thank-you. I was worried that this one would be really bad and that people wouldn't like it.
This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 8:54 pm
I still love the metaphor in this. Mockingbird is a perfect comparison. And your feelings are so painfully obvious that I feel like I'm seeing the mockingbird (AKA, you-know-who) through your eyes.
Poetry4Ever replied...
Aug. 26, 2010 at 9:46 am
Who? LOL JK...... I know who........
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