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Just to Let You Know MAG

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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love88 said...
on Feb. 3 2010 at 6:01 pm
LuV your poem it was exiteing but sad it brought tears to my eyes....

on Feb. 3 2010 at 4:41 pm
SmilingFool GOLD, Merrickville, Other
10 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
There is no certainty, only opportunity
- V for Vendetta

Excellent use of realism :)

on Feb. 3 2010 at 12:03 pm
KiNABABE SILVER, Lakewood, New Jersey
7 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"WHATS MEANT T0 BE WiLL ALWAYS FiND iTS WAY"

This is a very strong poem. I love the feelings that you put into it. I also like the truth behind it

on Feb. 3 2010 at 11:58 am
i really like that n its easy to relate to

on Feb. 3 2010 at 11:51 am
japsystarr SILVER, Pierre Part, Louisiana
5 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
holy shnikeys

this poem is very easy to relate to.

on Feb. 3 2010 at 9:47 am
annkaykay2011 DIAMOND, Lansing, Michigan
75 articles 11 photos 137 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am who I am, sorry, no changes."

Its amazing. Its blunt, strong, and confedient. You can hear the voice coming through. Good job=]

on Feb. 3 2010 at 6:59 am
This poem is amazing. A true peice of great literature. It reminds me so much of my own father. I am still trying to get to the point where his words don't hurt me. I would love to see more of your work!

on Jan. 27 2010 at 7:56 pm
PeaveLoveMe SILVER, Deland, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I shall never give up, make believe is too much fun."

very powerful! plz check out my work...would luv any feedback anyone can give me!

on Jan. 12 2010 at 10:22 pm
lovelauren SILVER, New York City, New York
6 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Countless movie quotes from Step Brothers, The Hangover, and other great movies...

For such a small poem, so powerful. Wonderful job, you're a great writer. (:

on Jan. 12 2010 at 3:14 pm
JohnBosworth GOLD, Midland, Texas
10 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am Jack's smirking revenge"

This is incredible. Impressive poem? I think so...

on Jan. 12 2010 at 2:35 pm
the-quiet-one, Pacifica, California
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strangely i am thinking of my dad right now

Emmalee SILVER said...
on Jan. 12 2010 at 8:26 am
Emmalee SILVER, Rayville, Louisiana
9 articles 14 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon

Wonderful. :)

on Jan. 11 2010 at 9:15 pm
JessicaBuck GOLD, Fullerton, California
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love it, i know this feeling.

on Jan. 8 2010 at 8:56 pm
silent-one BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
4 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
things arent always as they seem.

o my goodness i absolutely love it!!!! i can relate to this poem. wow. except the person i listened to was my aunt.

Talia12 GOLD said...
on Dec. 25 2009 at 3:12 pm
Talia12 GOLD, Zephyrhills?, Florida
14 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
isaiah 12:2

This is really amazing...i relate to it and i think it definetly touches alot of people....good job!

on Dec. 21 2009 at 8:41 pm
Katiebug98 SILVER, Boise, Idaho
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nice one!! very good!!!

Angelalala said...
on Dec. 21 2009 at 6:45 pm
Angelalala, Gilbert, Arizona
0 articles 4 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend.
-Freddie Mercury

I really like this. I can actually relate to it. Awesome job!

on Dec. 21 2009 at 2:52 pm
sasssgirrrl22 PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
29 articles 0 photos 267 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Giving up is not a part of my vocabulary."
"Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."
"Truth be told I miss ya, truth be told I'm lying."

wow this waz very deep. luvv it gr8 job

on Dec. 21 2009 at 12:53 pm
Only,I PLATINUM, Taylorville, Illinois
45 articles 17 photos 123 comments

Favorite Quote:
This too shall pass.

This is very deep and amazing.

LaVonna SILVER said...
on Dec. 21 2009 at 11:35 am
LaVonna SILVER, Owatonna, Minnesota
6 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
"dont let education get in your way of learning" -my American Lit teacher

nice nice... sad ending... Bravo..


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