Broken No More

November 2, 2012
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I tried filtering the discussion that had just befallen.
From these words my ears were swollen.

I hunted swiftly for the joke
That occurred in the words they spoke.

“We’re not together anymore.” What did that mean?
Separation grabbed hold of others, but not me!

What was going to happen? Where would I go?
I’ll stay right here where I belong in my home.

With Mommy and Daddy by my side,
And no tears being cried.

Was it because of me? Was it my doing?
I’ll seize these words and start chewing.

'til these words are crushed and exist no more.
I’ll demolish this moment of shock and horror.

By no means will this monster be spoken of.
Because this house will be swallowed by love.

I’m hurling the quarrelling in the debris
And removing our peace off the gurney.

The nonsense has touched its length.
I’m rebooting Dad with more strength.

To patch this family and make it right
So we can all sleep sound at night.

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thatunknownthingThis 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...
Jul. 1, 2013 at 7:54 am
I like how you fir in both a sensible message and a rhyme in this poem, that's a talent! :)
Niquel said...
Jun. 24, 2013 at 2:34 pm
That is beautiful.
SincerelyManon said...
Jun. 8, 2013 at 10:16 pm
Extremely touching and words can't describe my love for this poem. :)
bree_bree said...
Jun. 5, 2013 at 1:42 pm
No reall words can describe how amazing this peice is. The message is what counts.
Krasota This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 22, 2013 at 5:19 pm
What inspired you to write this? It felt like it was being written from experience, but maybe that was just me..excellent job, though! :D
Court901 replied...
May 22, 2013 at 7:04 pm
I have been through two divorces: my mom from my biological father and from my step father. The biggest blow was from my step father. And thanks :)
Jeeves12345 said...
May 20, 2013 at 10:51 pm
I love how it rythmes together smoothy like a river.This has given me more ideas for poems. I shall try my best to make a poem to your liking. 
Soccer23 said...
May 18, 2013 at 7:26 pm
I loved it! Very deep and touching. You are an amazing writer! Continue to writ
iDani-iBeauty said...
May 18, 2013 at 12:45 am
- I Liked It ! Very Emotional And Deep .. It Was Kind Of Like Reading A Short Novel For A Second ! It Was Really Good !  - Can You Please Check Out One Of My Poems ?! Please And Thank You :)
dragonsandthree said...
May 17, 2013 at 6:15 pm
This is really great! I love it! I like the way that some of the stanzas had a little bit of a rhyme to them and others didn't.
Chichot123 said...
May 17, 2013 at 1:39 pm
Wow, I love it :D. It's touching, it's deep and it's simply amazing. You are very talented, write on :). 
Court901 said...
May 16, 2013 at 7:18 pm
Thank you :)
CamillaJ said...
May 16, 2013 at 7:14 pm
Your poems are really sad, but really good.
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