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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 Dec. 21 2009 at 11:14 am
montana PLATINUM, Parker, Colorado
41 articles 2 photos 93 comments

Favorite Quote:
cliche quotes I have are.....
I know, right? and..... Are you kidding me?

Wow nice job. **** outta *****

btw can you comment on my review and art. I would appreciate that very much.

on Dec. 21 2009 at 10:47 am
BritneyG. BRONZE, Glenwood Springs, Colorado
1 article 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
“My life is like a coloring book with a page in the back you can lick and it tastes like Kool-Aid.”
~My Dad :)

This is very well written, you are extremely talented! Keep writing!

:)

on Dec. 21 2009 at 9:11 am
spitfire213 SILVER, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
8 articles 0 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
In the devil's den i may be, so stab my heart and set me free.

i can definitely relate. after a while the words just dont touch you anymore, and it doesnt matter.

on Dec. 21 2009 at 2:44 am
SerenityMine BRONZE, Not Saying, California
2 articles 0 photos 156 comments
Very well written, thought provoking.

Cady_ PLATINUM said...
on Nov. 29 2009 at 9:52 pm
Cady_ PLATINUM, Godley, Texas
25 articles 5 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never judge a book by its cover.", and "When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself." "Cherish your life." "Love equals eternity."

I can't relate but I know my friend can that has a baby now because of her step dad, in fact I have two friends. I f you ask me I think it's sick, very sick, it doesn't even have to be words it can be actions that are givin. Great poet, Five stars.

melina BRONZE said...
on Nov. 29 2009 at 6:08 pm
melina BRONZE, Portland, Oregon
4 articles 1 photo 8 comments
This is a poem that is just so amazing. i think that aklot of people can relate to it in different ways including me.

on Nov. 29 2009 at 5:14 pm
ResistMe PLATINUM, New Tazewell, Tennessee
44 articles 0 photos 25 comments
Leaves the words left unspoken between the lines.

I actually relate.

This was a lovely little poem.

I liked it alot.

Five stars.:)

on Nov. 29 2009 at 3:53 pm
Seno-Kun777 BRONZE, Palmdale, California
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
Dare to dream for it shall one day change the world

Emotional and amazing...Good Job! 5 stars!

Please read/comment/rate my story :

"The 10th : The Prologue"

on Nov. 29 2009 at 3:14 pm
jOjOsfreakingCIRCUS GOLD, Brentwood, Tennessee
11 articles 4 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I don't do fashion. I am fashion." -Coco Chanel

nice job in not being

1) melodramatic

2) angsty

3) overemotional

made me contemplate.

on Nov. 29 2009 at 3:07 pm
Dunkelheitstieg BRONZE, Baldwin, Florida
4 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?,"Leonardo da Vinci.

Hey would you mind commenting and reading "Answer Me"? Also could you tell your friends to read it and comment? Thanks! Awesome Poem.

on Nov. 29 2009 at 1:27 pm
ilovetinkerbell GOLD, Raytown, Missouri
13 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be yourself!!!

great job. I love it.keep up the good work.

tinkerbell

GageKing GOLD said...
on Nov. 29 2009 at 1:20 pm
GageKing GOLD, Owatonna, Minnesota
16 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. Sure, everybody wants to play God, but for me it's a full-time job. What you don't understand, you can make mean anything." Jeferree Star

It"s hard to say I agree with you (though I feel similar) because each poet is very unique but it was very good

on Nov. 29 2009 at 11:40 am
rissababy BRONZE, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
4 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
when you get lonely look at the spaces between your fingers and remember my fingers fit perfectly..

this is really good,

i also feel the same way as u

JackXD SILVER said...
on Nov. 29 2009 at 9:52 am
JackXD SILVER, Houston, Texas
9 articles 15 photos 64 comments

Favorite Quote:
this may not be a quote but i really love the lyrics-Trust in me the way I trusted you I know we could have done this together If you believed in me like I believed in you My heart would be forever in your hands-all that remains-forever in your hands

i liked it alot. . . good poem very awesome

on Nov. 25 2009 at 9:02 pm
I think you've written about something that A LOT of people can really relate to. Most people don't have perfect relationships with their fathers (Boys, when you grow up...BE NICE!) And whether it was a really horrible relationship, or just a mildly flawed one, there is something in it for everyone. Well done you! A pat on the back!

onlyiz said...
on Nov. 13 2009 at 6:20 pm
onlyiz, Boulder, Colorado
0 articles 1 photo 86 comments

Favorite Quote:
“You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” - Mark Twain

very strong ending. for me it brought the idea together and helped me take a second look.

i also think you come off very poised when talking about something difficult.

on Nov. 7 2009 at 9:04 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

Oh? :) thank you.

on Nov. 7 2009 at 6:58 pm
Good Job! Keep it up

SydLeigh GOLD said...
on Nov. 7 2009 at 4:56 pm
SydLeigh GOLD, Clermont, Florida
15 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

I think that was well written.

I think that sometimes writing helps you say the things it hurts to admit.

Alaura BRONZE said...
on Nov. 7 2009 at 1:15 pm
Alaura BRONZE, St.chairals, Iowa
2 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
You find love where you least expect it

that was buttifull keep writing


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