Thank You Brother

January 22, 2011
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You put the family through pain
What did you gain?
I couldn’t understand why
But that didn’t matter.
I had to be there for our family
For support…love
But thank you, brother
Now I’m stronger

Mom and dad have open arms
But mine are crossed
I can’t forgive you
I won’t
You hurt me
You hurt everyone

Did you have a conscious?
A heart…of steel
You’re an asshole
I could keep going
But I learned a lot from you
I love our family even more
So thank you, brother
Thank you for leaving

My tears will dry
But my heart is scarred.
Scarred for forever
I don’t trust you
I don’t want to

So if you leave again
Don’t expect anything
I won’t call…
That’s a waste of my minutes
You’ll lose everything
But I won’t suffer again
I’ll forget you
So thank you, brother
Have a pleasant life

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addison3 said...
Aug. 14, 2011 at 9:43 am
This is such an incredible poem and it brought tears to my eyes! I wish I could write this well...I've read some of your other work and I think you are an incredible writer, and this poem is especially powerfull and one of my favorites!
rizzo.krystina replied...
Aug. 14, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Thank you very much :)

How'd you find me?

addison3 replied...
Aug. 15, 2011 at 10:43 am
I was just looking over free verse poetry and I stumbled upon this one and clicked on your name to read some of your other stuff
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