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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on May. 12 2011 at 4:00 pm
Allicsirp SILVER, Canton, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a
pessimist who is always right."
"When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are
dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality."

Yeahh you are being pretty rude, but I suppose everyone is entitled to their opinions… :/

on May. 12 2011 at 2:33 pm
AdultSwim PLATINUM, Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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Yes. Venting can cause creativity. That's indubitable. But for it to be the source of an entire poem? And a popular one, at that? Nah. Poems are about purports and creativity, not about your father or your ex-boyfriend. I'm really disgusted that those types of poems are what people prefer to read nowadays. I'm not trying to be rude, I'm offering a realistic perspective. Well, in most peoples' perspective, yes, I'm just being rude. It needed to be said.

on May. 11 2011 at 7:17 pm
Fuggin_Fuggers SILVER, San Jacinto, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Sometimes it not about winning the race,its just being apart of it."
"Life's like an hour glass glued to a table."

great job love it amost brought tears to my eyes

 


chillifritoz said...
on May. 11 2011 at 6:30 pm
chillifritoz, Fayetteville, North Carolina
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coolie :)

 


on May. 11 2011 at 4:34 pm
Allicsirp SILVER, Canton, Georgia
7 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a
pessimist who is always right."
"When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are
dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality."

I see your point but venting can definitely open up creativity in a person

on May. 11 2011 at 4:33 pm
Allicsirp SILVER, Canton, Georgia
7 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a
pessimist who is always right."
"When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are
dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality."

I see your point but venting can definitely open up creativity in a person

kaileybug21 said...
on May. 11 2011 at 4:10 pm
This is exactly how I used to feel about my Dad.

on May. 11 2011 at 2:10 pm
AdultSwim PLATINUM, Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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WHY IS EVERY POPULAR 'POEM' ABOUT TEENAGE ANGST?

It should be about creativity, not venting!


on Apr. 25 2011 at 12:57 pm
xXprettybrowneyesXx SILVER, Coonrapids, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"find hope where darkness hides and where truth and lies are indifferent . "
Best friend Taylorr :)

ohmygosh. this is just like my dad. he is constantly dragging me down. making me feel like every word he has to say that is wrong about me is true  and of course im only a child im fifteen so i always believe it . my whole childhood i thought i was ugly mainly because he said so. now, becasue of you i understand that i wasnt then one who was ugly , it was him who was.

on Apr. 22 2011 at 9:03 pm
DaniKira BRONZE, Indianapolis, Indiana
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There is not a single word in this poem that doesn't directly relate to my father; I connected. Love it.

on Apr. 20 2011 at 8:07 am
Scissorluv BRONZE, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
When you can't have something it makes you want it even more. Stephanie Meyer.

Beautiful... I love it!

 


on Apr. 19 2011 at 8:20 pm
Untouchable-Summer SILVER, Cranford, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Even the best fall down sometimes

I LOVE Justin Bieber so please don't tell me you hate him!

on Apr. 19 2011 at 4:06 pm
Scissorluv BRONZE, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
When you can't have something it makes you want it even more. Stephanie Meyer.

I HATE Justin Bieber so please dont tell me you love him!

 


on Apr. 19 2011 at 2:25 pm
C.Michelle1295 SILVER, Denton, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it" -Marylin Monroe
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" - phillipians 4:13

I like this poem. If you read my work, its all about my dad. This poem touched me.

on Apr. 5 2011 at 2:06 pm
HannSawyer15 BRONZE, North Brunswick, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"I say... lets speak it. Lets fight it. Lets write it. There's nothing to hold on to if it's already gone."

Wow... I loved this. Your writing style is so simple yet... so amazing. Haha how long have you been writing? Mind checking out some of my writing?

on Apr. 3 2011 at 9:45 am
bbcly123 BRONZE, New York City, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"be the change you wish to see in the world."

it was very well written you did not jump into a bunch of different ideas but slowly shifted to one another. i like that i like that.

on Mar. 28 2011 at 3:52 pm
Untouchable-Summer SILVER, Cranford, New Jersey
6 articles 0 photos 86 comments

Favorite Quote:
Even the best fall down sometimes

Me too...this website is great!

on Mar. 28 2011 at 1:34 pm
BeccaLeigh13 BRONZE, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Live life to the fullest"

Very well writen i love the power that is behind each word.

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on Mar. 28 2011 at 10:17 am
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

This is a very powerful poem! :)

Athena95 said...
on Mar. 28 2011 at 8:34 am
This is a awesome poem I luv it


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