Tyrant | Teen Ink


March 19, 2011
By The.King SILVER, Golden, Colorado
The.King SILVER, Golden, Colorado
9 articles 1 photo 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A story's beginning is a sudden event. The start, a happy accident; the end, the fate for which it's meant. A story that never ends is a sad fate."-Miss Edel

Is this what a father is? a mother? where i'm headed?
intoxicated rages, drunken brawls
to come home and beat the first i see?
all i've ever known is you and your brutal fist
and what you've told me
i'm useless
i'm pathetic
i'm an accident
i'll never be anything

And I'm done with it
I've torn the shackles from my battered wrists
I'll rise above you
I can

I will

The author's comments:
For those of you who must deal with this

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This article has 5 comments.

on Aug. 1 2011 at 1:06 pm
Very powerful. I sympathize with this poem so much and can relate to it so much. I think you hit it right on. Its a very, in a weird way, beautiful poem

on Jun. 12 2011 at 2:04 pm

That's poetic.

And scary.

on May. 15 2011 at 11:00 pm
Fredwardness SILVER, Romeo, Michigan
8 articles 6 photos 211 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The stars are blazing like rebel diamonds cut out of the sun" -The Killers (Read My Mind)

"If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there." -George Harrison

What if they beat you until you cannot move? Cannot breathe?

on May. 9 2011 at 9:03 pm
Destinee BRONZE, Oakville, Other
3 articles 0 photos 303 comments

Favorite Quote:
Blegh. - Abraham Lincoln

DUDE this is amazing!! Good job!

on Apr. 13 2011 at 10:32 pm
silentlyspoken BRONZE, Wentzville, Missouri
1 article 0 photos 7 comments
Very powerful.  I love the end.  Great job :)