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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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Blastdemon said...
on Apr. 23 2012 at 12:24 pm
Blastdemon, Grand Rapids, Michigan
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hahahahahahahahahahahahaha am i missing the point?


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on Apr. 5 2012 at 10:52 am
deleted, Miami, Florida
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Good poem, just a little awkward with flowing and some word choice could be improved, but overall a good idea with nice execution.

on Apr. 5 2012 at 7:39 am
hippiechick99 GOLD, Mesquite, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"... How dreary to be somebody-- How public like a frog;
To tell one's name; the livelong June-- To an admiring bog"
-Emily Dickinson

True there could've been a few words changed here and there, but it's still a really good poem. Please check out mine.

on Mar. 14 2012 at 12:02 pm
emily809 SILVER, Camas, Washington
8 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors" ~Macbeth

I like this poem alot and to what you're expressing. My only critisisum is a few words could have been tweaked a small bit just to emphasize the pain.

on Feb. 21 2012 at 2:06 pm
MarleyRainbow PLATINUM, Valles MInes, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
one good thing about music is, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

enjoyed reading this poem it maybe short but it expresses alot


Duckie430 said...
on Feb. 21 2012 at 11:26 am
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
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Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

I like this poem

on Feb. 21 2012 at 6:41 am
FULLSTOP GOLD, Skipton, North Yorkshire, Other
13 articles 7 photos 103 comments

Favorite Quote:
forever and ever and ever and ever will never be enough

 this is really deep and i think (i may be wrong) that you have listened to his words and you used to be upset by them but now you're not because you know it was only his illnes. Please keep writing because this is amazing xx please look at some of my stuff! xx

on Jan. 30 2012 at 4:31 pm
DarkestSunshine GOLD, Mill Valley, California
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Favorite Quote:
Doubt me...I dare you

I need some feedback from good poets so please look at my stuff and comment.

Fia-fia BRONZE said...
on Jan. 30 2012 at 10:15 am
Fia-fia BRONZE, Bethesda, Maryland
4 articles 1 photo 157 comments
This is really interesting. Its well written and speaks volumes about the truth uttered from others. THank you :)

on Jan. 30 2012 at 8:05 am
AngelsKiss PLATINUM, Paris, Tennessee
25 articles 0 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
You have the power to live another Childhood, so open up the door leaving back your doubts.

you should put that poem up if you havent already

aveawave GOLD said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 8:55 pm
aveawave GOLD, Woolwich, New Jersey
10 articles 1 photo 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the angel you're sworn to be: spread your wings and fly" :)

I can very well relate to this. i was thinking about putting a poem called "acceptance" up, which is about my father, but i got scared because it is really personal.

on Jan. 8 2012 at 7:46 pm
necrophilikat PLATINUM, Greshamville, Georgia
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I loved it (:

on Jan. 8 2012 at 1:14 pm
bubblesrfun GOLD, Muskego, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Be your own kind of beautiful.

I really think this poem is amazing, even if I can't relate to it personally. Great use of words, they really make the readers feel things.

on Jan. 8 2012 at 10:17 am
Mimi15 PLATINUM, Belfast, Maine
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This is great! You are very talented. Do you mind checking out my poem 'On our Own' ? Thanks.

on Jan. 8 2012 at 7:47 am
browneyez16 GOLD, Hephzibah, Georgia
10 articles 1 photo 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You may fail, but fall still fighting, don't give up whatever you do. Eyes front, head high, to the finish...see it through"

~See It Through by Edgar Albert Guest~

Wow.I really love this piece. I can relate to it very well only in my case it is my mother.Keep up the heartfelt work!

on Jan. 8 2012 at 1:31 am
hillary_ SILVER, Bolivar, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter dont' mind."-Dr. Seuss

This isn't a beautiful piece. It's utterly sad. What children have to put up with because of their parents irresponsibility is pitiful. You put transformed a rough subject into flowing language people can relate to. Good job.

on Dec. 28 2011 at 4:21 am
rolzpolz98 BRONZE, Pune, Other
2 articles 2 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
my favourite movie is my life! ( i dont think that is even a quote but still i just like saying it)


CJN0808 BRONZE said...
on Dec. 17 2011 at 7:48 pm
CJN0808 BRONZE, Katy, Texas
4 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Experience, that most brutal of teachers; but you learn, my God do you learn."

-C.S. Lewis

Great Poem! If your reading this check out my poems and comment if you like them :)

on Dec. 17 2011 at 5:38 pm
fictitious-quandary GOLD, Orlando, Florida
18 articles 5 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right"
- Henry Ford

 Wow great job and congrats on getting published and receiving so many kind comments. Beautiful writing. 

on Dec. 17 2011 at 3:41 pm
foreverlove GOLD, West Haven, Utah
16 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I don't know,
I don't care.
It doesn't make
Any difference!"
~ Albert Einstein

thats amazing has so much meaning to it wow got me thinkin about my father well written