Prison of Tears

January 27, 2012
By Anonymous

Hearing your words,
Like a stab to my lungs.
It becomes hard to breath.
I want to cry, but the tears can’t come.
I want to scream, but my lips are sealed.
I turn around and walk away,
Step by step.
The pain is unbearable.
Agonizing.
It hurts, how it hurts.
Who knew your own flesh and blood,
Could hurt you so much?
Who knew that someone you love so much,
Could cause you to hate them too?
I close my eyes,
Imprisoning the drops threatening to escape.
Everything hurts, I want to sleep.
A deep sleep where anything is possible.
Two hands, coming towards me.
I hear whispers of comforting words.
The arms wrap around me,
Like a shield.
Safe, I tell myself.
I open my eyes,
And let tears come.


The author's comments:
This is just a poem I wrote about my dad. I love him, I really do. But sometimes he just says something that hurts so much I want to cry. But he's the tough type.. And if I ever cry in front of him, I will become weak. I always have to seem strong & fearless around him. But with my mother, I can just tell her anything. And she's always there for me.

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Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Feb. 2 2012 at 4:07 pm
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

I really like this poem your use of words was great. Good job:)

on Feb. 2 2012 at 3:18 pm
poetidea_myworld_22 PLATINUM, Rediville, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her" Marylin Monroe

no problem :)

Lena K. said...
on Feb. 2 2012 at 3:13 pm
Thanks, that helps (:

on Feb. 2 2012 at 3:12 pm
poetidea_myworld_22 PLATINUM, Rediville, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her" Marylin Monroe

this is an amazing poem!!

on Feb. 1 2012 at 2:57 pm
Allenstine BRONZE, Cary, North Carolina
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I could completly relate with this. I'm so happy that I"m not alone. Keep up the good work :)

LauryD said...
on Feb. 1 2012 at 1:16 pm
I understand, well, just this morning my father said some hurtful words to my mom about me. he thought i was sleeping but i heard. I can really relate to this, I really liked it.


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