Sticks and Stones and Mothers

March 22, 2011
By likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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You shoot words like arrows across the 3 feet separating us.
Tension fills the car like cigarette smoke.
You don't understand! I hate you!
Angry words leave your lips to echo inside my hollow feeling heart.
I'm silent, staring at the windshield.
Wishing myself away, invisible.
I want to take your words from my ears and shove them back into your mouth. 
And convince you that you didn't mean them.
But I can't. And you do. 


The author's comments:
This isn't about my mom, it's about arguments on general. But it was inspired by a fight my mother and I recently had, hence the title.

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on Jul. 12 2011 at 12:31 am
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

Same as I!

Manish9 SILVER said...
on Jul. 2 2011 at 12:13 am
Manish9 SILVER, Kanpur, Other
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very well expressed ... i am left speechless !!!

 





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