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By MaryEllen, CT, Middletown, CT

Your butchering words
In the beginning
Went through my head
As a child who listens
To every word you say

Your constant sarcasm
Your words which
I thought were the truth
The never giving up

Just to let you know, Dad
Those butchering words
To me are now worthless
For I know now
It was only your sickness



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on May. 2 2010 at 12:27 am
whisperingofdawn GOLD, Colorado City, Arizona
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ditto on that.

desi95 said...
on May. 1 2010 at 8:08 pm
desi95, Tallahasee, Florida
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i kno exactly what this feels like

 


Key14 GOLD said...
on Apr. 26 2010 at 2:26 pm
Key14 GOLD, Douglasville, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
If Love is a Lie then is Hate the Truth



-Crosskey

i know how you feel and its an amazing poem

on Apr. 21 2010 at 9:30 am
MissFaber SILVER, Wayne, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Nothing Less.

My mouth ws OPEN after I read this, and that doesn't happen alot. That was...... wow. That's all I can say.

If you could comment and rate my stuff, it would be greatly appreciated


RaV3n said...
on Apr. 14 2010 at 8:59 am
RaV3n, Saugus, Massachusetts
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i like it . its very good heheheheee :)

on Apr. 10 2010 at 12:59 pm
ShadowOfaGirl GOLD, St.paris, Ohio
19 articles 3 photos 47 comments

Favorite Quote:
I would rather you hate me for all that I am then love me for something I'm not.

I love your poem.  i can really relate to it because i've always had trouble with my Dad.  you wrote it very well.  your writing is very eloquent

Sarbear GOLD said...
on Apr. 10 2010 at 8:38 am
Sarbear GOLD, Milan, Ohio
10 articles 4 photos 489 comments

Favorite Quote:
--Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away from them and you have their shoes.
--When life gives you lemons, squirt them in people's eyes.

wow. this is amazing. even though i've never had any dad troubles, i feel like i know how you feel, it's written so well. i love your writing--check out some of mine? thanks!:)

Jazzy said...
on Apr. 10 2010 at 6:48 am
Jazzy, Stickney, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Running will get you no were so don\'t hide from it.

I love this poem so much because it is so true.I love the way you expressed the way you feel about your father,in such short words.My father and I have never been close.I ty to have fun with him because everybody wants me to.Not because i want to,if it was up to me I would have nothing to do with my dad.

on Apr. 2 2010 at 4:34 pm
unique312 BRONZE, New Haven, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
“Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.”

to me i think this poem mean allot of things  

on Mar. 19 2010 at 10:23 pm
aStrelly SILVER, Moses Lake, Washington
6 articles 9 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them." -Aristotle
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."-Eleanor Roosevelt

Absolutely*

on Mar. 19 2010 at 10:22 pm
aStrelly SILVER, Moses Lake, Washington
6 articles 9 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them." -Aristotle
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."-Eleanor Roosevelt

That was ansolutely inspiring.

Amazing job!

on Mar. 19 2010 at 9:16 pm
Allison101 BRONZE, Milwaukee/Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
4 articles 5 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
Love doesn't make the world go round, it just makes the ride enjoyable. -Franklin P. Jones

I'm very sorry for your loss

on Mar. 19 2010 at 7:10 pm
so sry... :'( how horrible. :(

on Mar. 19 2010 at 5:46 pm
deardiary BRONZE, Saskatoon, Other
3 articles 0 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is a truth universally acknowedged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. -Pride and Prejudice

The bitterness. I can feel your pain.

on Mar. 19 2010 at 3:21 pm
firstsnowfalls DIAMOND, Marcellus, New York
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omygod im so sorry. :(

on Mar. 19 2010 at 11:19 am
s.nichole. PLATINUM, Ossian, Indiana
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I always felt the same exact way about my father. I always let it get to me. I'm not about to tell you to forgive and forget, becaue I don't know you. Good poem.

p.s.-my dad died yesterday. the last thing I said to him, was I hate you.

on Mar. 7 2010 at 3:33 pm
Midnight18 SILVER, Waddell, Arizona
6 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"One cant live without the other"

I know what its like...like you said...fathers and mothers who aren't there pretend for a moment. My mum is sort of like that...but I have a step mom who raised me and she's been there for me

on Mar. 7 2010 at 3:31 pm
Midnight18 SILVER, Waddell, Arizona
6 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"One cant live without the other"

This is a great poem...It has meaning and I feel like it can relate to the poem. Great Job!

girlygirl97 said...
on Mar. 4 2010 at 10:36 am
good poem i dont kno wut its lyk to hav a father not ther for you but u just knid of told me how it iz it wuz a truly awsome poem

on Feb. 25 2010 at 9:27 pm
kittehjo BRONZE, Gibbs, Missouri
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I Love it! :) My dad was never there for me as a kid, and now he thinks he can gain it all back. Well, he's rather wrong in that..But Amazing!!


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