Just to Let You Know This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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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ahayden said...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 7:37 am
the words that you used are cool. the way that they line up is great
LoveJewls said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 8:16 pm
absoultly love this.
CLC93 said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 6:13 pm
This is really good. I can relate....Thanks for writing this.
La'Nyia replied...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 7:38 am
this is a really gudd peom eye can relate to this two....
red-i13 said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 5:43 pm
This is a very well written poem. I love the imagery and can feel the emotion through it. I can really relate to this poem
ctowle said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 5:42 pm
great poem verry deep i know just how you feel
misstywaterfall said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 1:01 pm
this is so true omg i love this poem !!!:):):)
KaylinA. said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 12:58 pm
it was really gud...i can relate to dat
Jerseygirl101 said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 12:24 pm
it's like you know what im going through. Very nice poem ^^
DragonMaster66.6 said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 10:18 am
This writing speaks to the heart, I cn really feel for it, keep up the good writing.
SkyWolf replied...
Nov. 22, 2010 at 6:46 pm

Iagree with DragonMaster66.6

This peice speaks to the heart of every person who reads it.

KayKay said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 9:42 am
That poem is very good. iloveit! keep writing!
D_Beauty said...
Nov. 3, 2010 at 8:00 am
Definetly good. I can relate to this poem. Its like you took the words right out of my thoughts. Keep writing! 
silentvocal replied...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 7:55 am
i love this, its really good
lindz said...
Oct. 25, 2010 at 6:41 pm
Beautiful poem. I can relate. Stay strong.
Jacson said...
Oct. 25, 2010 at 3:30 pm
Great job!!! this is very good on many levels and altough being sad it is still inspiring
Jackson Gooey said...
Oct. 25, 2010 at 3:29 pm
This is very deep and sad but still inspiring.
Realist said...
Oct. 25, 2010 at 8:45 am
Congratulations on realizing that I had a typo on a feed on a website. Where grammar really matters. Realize that I'm challenging her approach to the subject matter, people talk about love, people talk about pain, what makes her circumstance separate from all the other ones. Which is why I put quotations around "dad", because who knows, maybe its a metaphor, which is what I am hoping, because in that case maybe the meaning is more than what I thought it was. People be less sensitive, the website... (more »)
LilBenj This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 25, 2010 at 2:37 pm
Realist, I couldn't agree more. Thank you.
Femme-Fatale replied...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 6:10 am

Look whose being sensitive! haha, honestly, if you aren't willing to have your opinion challenged, then don't post your opinion. I thought that was the point of this website, to share writing, thoughts, and discuss things. Please tell me if I'm wrong, I would probably take your word for it.


As for pain and love, yes, they are very used, because they are very easy to write about, people feel them often. Her work doesn't need to be unique, it needs to be hers. That's the di... (more »)

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