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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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smarie13 said...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 12:39 am:
This is a really good poem, I love it
 
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smilingtillinfinity said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 12:54 pm:

Short and appropriate!
it says everthing proper and clear!

 

 
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matseyb03 said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 11:44 pm:

This was really good. So much power and meaning behind few words..

If you could check out some of my stuff? I'ld love feedback.

 
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Meiznke said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 10:40 pm:

This is very good. It's so short, but is conveys a world of meaning. Wonderful job. 

 

 
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TAR11 said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 5:01 pm:
Hey nice poem, please check out mine "From the Hilltop" and "Anonymous' Inferno." 
 
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YoungRevelation8 said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 4:23 pm:

Deep words. Lovely write-up. Pls check out my poems, would really wanna hear all of u great teenink writers point of view. Would be lovely. HEAD TO THE WEST PIECE HERE  piece TeenInk.com/poetry/free_verse/article/349259/Head-To-The-West/

 

MY LETTER TO JULIET PIECE! 

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MY MISSING RIB PIECE! 

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KaliM. said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 3:52 pm:

This is exactly what im going through right now with my Dad, so Thanks (: 

 

its really gooood.

 
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Laura_Oliver said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 3:43 pm:

This is a really good poem, but it feels like there's a lot more you should have said. The writing, however, is really nice and fluid.

If you get a chance, check out my poem, "True Colors" (search it) so I can get some feedback from some really talented writers!

 
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purplequeen said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 10:31 am:
This is uhh ok i guess
 
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dodson said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 9:50 am:
great job! Couldn't have said it better myself
 
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virgo93 said...
Jun. 24, 2011 at 6:11 pm:
I totally get this. I've dealt with difficult parents, and they arent always easy to figure out. Sometimes though it's not us, it's them.
 
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DisicpleofChristandJesusEnthusiast said...
Jun. 24, 2011 at 5:02 pm:
This is good. A little hard to understand though, but it definitely has feeling behind it.
 
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ZulimaCThis 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...
Jun. 3, 2011 at 9:48 pm:
It is my dad's sickness, too. It's awful. Love your poem so much;)
 
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StarwarsFreak95This 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...
Jun. 2, 2011 at 8:17 pm:
This was a wonderful poem! I completely love it! I am blown away by the power of your words. But you're not alone. Great job!
 
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Mz.Tinkerbell13 said...
Jun. 2, 2011 at 12:12 pm:
excellent!
 
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Purple-Licious said...
May 11, 2011 at 7:17 pm:

great job love it amost brought tears to my eyes

 

 
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chillifritoz said...
May 11, 2011 at 6:30 pm:

coolie :)

 

 
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Allicsirp said...
May 11, 2011 at 4:33 pm:
I see your point but venting can definitely open up creativity in a person
 
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kaileybug21 said...
May 11, 2011 at 4:10 pm:
This is exactly how I used to feel about my Dad.
 
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AdultSwim said...
May 11, 2011 at 2:10 pm:

WHY IS EVERY POPULAR 'POEM' ABOUT TEENAGE ANGST?

It should be about creativity, not venting!

 
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