A Mothers Unforgotten Past

January 28, 2012
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The little blue eyes that held my mistakes,
Never looked at me without those tears again.
She walked out on life alone, without my hand.
I've taken innocence from her life, & took that pure
heart and gave her mine. I took those vibrant colors,
and replaced them with black and white.
I gave her one option in life, and I took the other for
my own selfish reasons.
That little girl, now almost a women, has changed
my life that I take now so serious.
I've change my ways to see that smile that
I have not seen in so many years.
She moves day by day with so much potential
that I never had.
I long to see the day that my baby girl forgives
my painful past.

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Xrisi said...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 4:56 pm
i like it but better wording wouldn't hurt
ashleyX13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 2, 2012 at 9:37 am
very pretty, but it has a limited vocabulary, maybe amp up some of the words? other than that, great work
AngelsKiss This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 2, 2012 at 8:00 am
this is a very inspirational poem, and the fact that its written through your mothers eyes fills it with such emotion i like it very much, please read and comment on some of my poems:)
rexyness said...
Feb. 1, 2012 at 8:34 pm
love it :)
HaleyLynn replied...
Feb. 1, 2012 at 9:42 pm
Thank you. (:
Supernova7 said...
Feb. 1, 2012 at 12:14 pm
This poem is beautiful. You did an amazing job. Could you please check out some of my work?
Inksplotch said...
Feb. 1, 2012 at 1:18 am
Wow, I love this. This is so sad, but so beautiful. Keep writing, you're really talented (: Could you check out some of my work and rate/comment? I'd really appreciate it.
TheQueenOfLiberty said...
Jan. 31, 2012 at 5:36 pm
i Love this, i can completly relate myself to this
HaleyLynn replied...
Jan. 31, 2012 at 5:54 pm
Thank you. (:
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