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Just to Let You Know MAG

By Anonymous

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 Mar. 28 2018 at 9:09 am
TobiasEliot DIAMOND, San Diego, California
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Favorite Quote:
"I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul." -Pablo Neruda

Well, Sparaxis, you would hate me then

Sparaxis GOLD said...
on Mar. 29 2017 at 12:13 pm
Sparaxis GOLD, Saint Marys, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

To me, there is nothing more obnoxious than someone who is constantly sarcastic.

skybean BRONZE said...
on Oct. 20 2012 at 7:29 pm
skybean BRONZE, Elmont, New York
2 articles 16 photos 36 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”~GK Chesterton

Awesome!... Please comment on my work!

on Sep. 6 2012 at 10:18 am
MarieAntoinette2014 DIAMOND, Scottsburg, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Isn't it ironic? We ignore the ones who adore us, adore the ones who ignore us, love the ones who hurt us, and hurt the ones that love us.

Eep.  Why do these poems always make me bawl???? Because I can relate.

irishlass317 said...
on Jul. 24 2012 at 5:21 pm
irishlass317, Jefferson City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"I asked Jesus 'How much do you love me?' He answered 'This much.' And He streched out His arms and died."

Wow!!!!!! This is really, really good! :-)

on Jul. 2 2012 at 10:41 am
writer3499 GOLD, New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"it's impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all-in which case you fail by default."

it's really intense and awesome!  Woud you mind commenting on my work? 

on Jun. 10 2012 at 5:33 pm
TMarie42 SILVER, Orland, California
7 articles 0 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
Pulvis et umbra sumus.

Very easy for me to relate to. Loved it!

abbey92 GOLD said...
on Jun. 10 2012 at 4:45 pm
abbey92 GOLD, Fremont, Nebraska
10 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
she smiles like she's so tough
she's just someones daughter waiting for some one to love her

never leave the one you love for the one you like because the one you like will leave you for the one they love

i love it. my dad was the same way

vazenitran98 said...
on Jun. 10 2012 at 6:46 am
vazenitran98, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 79 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street,I met a man who had no feet."

This was quite meloncholy. I hope nothing is really going on. I like this poem. Not like the rest,but you made one of the excpetions. Keep writing. I expect more!

on May. 19 2012 at 3:07 pm
_ella_herondale BRONZE, San Diego, California
4 articles 2 photos 222 comments

Favorite Quote:
"...If the Thames that ran beside them...recalled a night where the moon shone as brightly as a shilling on the same boy and girl... and thought to themselves, 'at last, the wheel comes full circle,' they kept their silence."

:( reallllly goooood poem(: sad story tho...

schuy PLATINUM said...
on May. 19 2012 at 6:56 am
schuy PLATINUM, Chatham, Virginia
33 articles 4 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion." ~Rumi

Such a beautiful and heartwrenching poem. I can relate in so many ways. I'm glad it was published xx

AnnaX PLATINUM said...
on Apr. 27 2012 at 7:19 pm
AnnaX PLATINUM, Boston, Massachusetts
20 articles 0 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I write only because there is a voice within me that will not be still.”


Wow, this is such a heartwrenching poem. You said so much without really saying much. Lovely work.

on Apr. 27 2012 at 5:29 pm
pianokeysevie SILVER, Clinton, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
Aut viam inveniam aut faciam

Ikr.. Me too.. I just joined this website.. Not sure if I'm any good or not:p

on Apr. 27 2012 at 1:51 pm
LovelyBlackWisteria BRONZE, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Johnny Cash, Man in black, "Well there's things that will never be right i know, and things need changing everywhere you go, but til we start to make a move to make a few things right. You'll never see me wear a suit of white."

i agree i really like this poem makes me think of my own father


samlynn BRONZE said...
on Apr. 27 2012 at 12:32 pm
samlynn BRONZE, Grand Rapids, Michigan
4 articles 0 photos 2 comments
Your poem paints a very clear picture! It's a very well put together poem.

on Apr. 27 2012 at 10:46 am
morgan mcdermott BRONZE, Grandville, Michigan
1 article 0 photos 2 comments
i love this poem, describes everything right

Lauren_Kay said...
on Apr. 27 2012 at 9:43 am
Lauren_Kay, Grandville, Michigan
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I really like the meaning behind the story, and in some indirect way, I feel like I can relate to your poem.

pinkytoe said...
on Apr. 27 2012 at 9:38 am
pinkytoe, Grandville, Michigan
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I am glad this was published.

on Apr. 27 2012 at 9:13 am
Jaycee92 PLATINUM, Lincoln, Nebraska
27 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Expect the Unexpected"

This poem is one of very few I've read were I can relate Very well to. good job.

on Apr. 27 2012 at 8:34 am
ArmyChick SILVER, Lake Park, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
*Live like its your last day,*People say practice makes perfect, but then they say there is no such thing as perfect, thats why i stopped practicing,*silly boys trucks are for girls,*you dont want to get to your distination and not remember the trip.

i really like this. it seems as if you went through this. i felt as if you were angery when you wrote this. if i am wrong just find on of my forums and let me know.