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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

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.





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FoxFace said...
Mar. 6, 2011 at 6:03 pm:
Wow. Deep, and relateable. This is amazing.
 
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abbymac said...
Feb. 25, 2011 at 8:03 am:
Wow! This poem is awesome. It's so relatable, and I like the repetition of the phrase "butchering words". It adds some emotion to it.
 
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Neautique132 said...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 9:23 pm:
So deep, and strong. Amazingly real.
 
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Lillian said...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 7:56 pm:
Wow. This is so...raw. I think it holds a piece of everyone's mind.
 
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anne.Brooke said...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 9:05 am:

I love the phrase 'butchering words'...

 

 
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Alia_TanThis 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. said...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 8:55 pm:
hey great job! please check out my haiku calld who am i? thanks a bunch and great job again!!
 
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Jenna E. said...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 7:11 pm:
wow i can totaly relate to this...it's so lively and full of sorrow...
 
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mjinwonderland said...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 6:51 pm:
great job, you just summed up all  want to say to my dad, but i cant.
 
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Emkat said...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm:
I love this poem!  Your words are really, you know, deep :) this is so good!
 
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Killerkate said...
Jan. 3, 2011 at 4:06 am:
I loved it because I know it I live it, I go through the same thing the people I looked up to as I child my gurdain Angels the ones of my childhood now lay broken,horrifingly ugly as a person and the truth is they were always this way it just tastws growing up to realize it
 
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sarahbug16This 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. said...
Jan. 1, 2011 at 6:40 pm:
this is was so interesting....very unique....good flow
 
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PiaHainz said...
Dec. 30, 2010 at 7:25 pm:

this was so unecessary. if she wants to be snark and rude, thats her prob. also not her prob if u take offense.

No offense to any of  u tho =)

 
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CABhahahahaHPhahahaTLhaha said...
Dec. 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm:
simply:      :)
 
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alienag said...
Dec. 9, 2010 at 5:18 pm:
ack ack. shivers!
 
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Sadia123456 said...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 5:41 pm:

U hot on cool writing

 

 
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keepinitreal said...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 4:10 pm:
This is fantastic. Stay strong :)
 
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cezzcez3 said...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 10:13 am:
aww this is really good. i can say the same. :(
 
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LaShay_25 said...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 8:56 am:
Ha, I wish I could say that to my dad's face if he was around, this is strong.
 
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ahayden said...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 7:37 am:
the words that you used are cool. the way that they line up is great
 
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LoveJewls said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 8:16 pm:
absoultly love this.
 
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