Daddy's Womb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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i asked my father if i could swim,
and he said that i would drown.
The Sea would imprison me – he said
if my feet had left the ground.

So i walked out to the water,
and cried out – how ’bout now!
He said, a little bit further, Son,
and then you’ll leave the ground.

i stepped on sand then stone,
from hollow ground to sturdy.
The sky was at my level as I
gazed at the birdie.

The Sea brought me a new idea,
the urge to flee to the high.

i asked my Father if i could fly,
and he said, sure, Son – go try.

i jumped as high as i could.
Still, i landed on the ground.
i saw my Father pull on a chain,
then i knew that i was bound.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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Siri.Writes said...
today at 2:39 pm
At first, I was confused, but this is absolutely marvelous. I envy you amazing literature skill.
 
Milo_J_Henry said...
Oct. 15 at 8:47 pm
Love the contrasting imagery in this! Very unique, keep up the good work.
 
jessiiThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Oct. 11 at 5:18 pm
wow... this is beautiful
 
Justin11111 said...
Oct. 10 at 12:24 pm
It's alright
 
Galacti.Bun said...
Oct. 5 at 12:30 pm
This poem is so amazing, I love the twist at the ending!
 
dwood said...
Sep. 17 at 10:53 pm
The talent that this poem possesses...
 
MashedPotatoes said...
Sep. 17 at 9:22 pm
This is really nice
 
tfyoyaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Sep. 17 at 1:20 pm
amazing really talented
 
Anya3727 said...
Jun. 4 at 4:01 pm
Reakky love your writing style!
 
eshaansomanThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Apr. 16 at 9:17 pm
awesome piece!
 
manasisoman said...
Apr. 4 at 9:45 pm
This is so deep, and such a great piece. Great job!
 
tigerlilyorangeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 22 at 8:27 pm
this would make a beautiful picture book!
 
eshaansomanThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Mar. 20 at 9:28 pm
so insightful! It took such a turn at the end
 
AbbyHaase1010 said...
Mar. 13 at 12:17 am
This has so much power. It kind of gives me the chills
 
CrossBowThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Mar. 8 at 12:53 pm
that's ... wow
 
Angelina_Best_Writer said...
Mar. 3 at 9:10 am
Wow...those are the only word I have to say. This is amazing seriously don't ever give up on writing.
 
Jessie20500 said...
Feb. 28 at 2:14 pm
amazing work
 
KevMeow said...
Feb. 15 at 10:30 pm
I think this poem is so good! You should keep writing!
 
LaurenKittyThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jan. 10 at 10:48 am
This poem is so wonderful! It flowed and it has a good meaning to it. Keep on writing because you are amazing
 
YESSENIAG said...
Dec. 8, 2016 at 1:28 pm
I like when you said "i ask my father if i could fly, and he said, sure, son - go try. hahaha good.
 
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