Dear Mother

By , Lagrangeville, NY
Though you live miles away
and I never see you
when I call
you don't pick up

I'm your daughter
yet you treat me as if I wasn't
you use me when you need me
and throw me away when you find someone else

I avoid mirrors
because all I see is you when I take a glance
I look identical to you
and I hate it

I feel like the adult
because you act like a child
I'm responsible
and you push your problems off on others

I practically beg you to spend time with me
yet you constantly recline
and when I say no
you get upset

you never think about my feelings
then again
according to you
I don't have any

the truth is
I'm a ticking time bomb of emotions
and you, mother
are my target

all the times you blamed me
were hits against you
when you aimed them
at me

one day you'll realize
when I'm gone
and living a life without you
that you were wrong.





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Just.A.Dream said...
Nov. 4, 2010 at 4:18 pm

This really shows true emotion!

It says it was a real life experience: I hope things got better!

I like how you make your poems free verse. :) A lot of time, I see free verse that doesn't really make sense, but yours does. Good job!

 
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