My father

November 27, 2012
By Anonymous

Why couldn't you be a man
And be what you said
You left when I was 9
As a turtle would do its new born
Why did you do it?
I don't go a day without feeling unwanted
You made my life a living Hell
Now you act you live in Heaven
You try to be God
But act like the Devil
This is my crying, painful heart
Don't step on my hopes, my father
I wish you would have stayed, my father
Your lies won't fill the empty nine years, my father



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on Dec. 11 2012 at 8:59 pm
FauxedTea BRONZE, Denver, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
'We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.' -Andre Berthiaume

At some points, I felt it was a little cliche, but you added your own personal element. It really reflects emotions and it is welll written!

on Dec. 11 2012 at 1:06 pm
crissypenguin PLATINUM, Sixmile, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
only you can control you

i love poems and stories that i can relate to i also write bout the things that my father has done and ill put some up soon if you wnna check them out but other wise great job on your poem

on Dec. 11 2012 at 10:05 am
remember16 SILVER, WhiteLake, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
This is only a minor setback to a major comeback

My father left me when I was eight, and he did horrible things and i feel like this all the time.  everyone says to forgive him and let it go but it hurts so so bad.  Its not as easy as everyone says.  great poem i can relate

on Dec. 10 2012 at 6:18 pm
PandaBearLouise16 BRONZE, Lyndonville, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
LOUD NOISES!
I love lamp.....
IM KICKIN MY @$$ DOYA MIND???????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yes, its understandable, not having a father or dad...around, mine did something to me that i shall never forgive him for, and he is now in jail, where he belongs! Don't feel alone dear, there are many suffering with you.........

on Dec. 10 2012 at 11:10 am
MarieAntoinette2014 DIAMOND, Scottsburg, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Isn't it ironic? We ignore the ones who adore us, adore the ones who ignore us, love the ones who hurt us, and hurt the ones that love us.

I'm sorry about your father. Mine's never been there for me either. I hope one day your's sees the wrong he's done and tries to help you heal this hurt. It's too late for me and my old man to fix this.

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on Dec. 10 2012 at 10:23 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Great job! I like this very much. Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! It would mean a lot:) Thanks!


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