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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 Sep. 11 2010 at 1:44 pm
WritingLoverForever PLATINUM, Bowling Green, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
It's not about success; it's about significance.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Wow, this is deep. I can tell you put a lot of emotion into it.

reg93 BRONZE said...
on Sep. 11 2010 at 11:53 am
reg93 BRONZE, Billings, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
"A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left."
— Marilyn Monroe

This is a really good poem! You can tell that it comes from your heart. (:

on Sep. 11 2010 at 12:31 am
YourLoser SILVER, Huntsville, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
"We are all a little weird and life\'s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.\"
— Dr. Seuss

I really like this poem.

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KelsieYellow said...
on Aug. 21 2010 at 3:06 pm
Thank you for that, I'm glad someone shares that feeling.

on Aug. 20 2010 at 11:23 pm
AshleyNicole1995 GOLD, Queen City, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Whatever is lovely...think about such things.-Philippians 4:8

I feel the same way about my dad, I love this poem.

on Aug. 20 2010 at 8:13 pm
cupcake420 BRONZE, Hdj, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
THe best thing you can do for the person you love is to let them go .. and if they come back then you know i was ment to be :)

i agree with you ad second that :}


KelsieYellow said...
on Aug. 20 2010 at 7:45 pm
I feel the same way, It's deep in my heart.

on Aug. 20 2010 at 4:07 pm
Reneexo18 BRONZE, Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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I understand exactly what you mean. I'm going through the same thing. Its tough to think positive but good for you for keeping your head up! I have to start doing that. Love the poem :]

on Aug. 20 2010 at 11:24 am
SuicidalDreamer.. PLATINUM, Marshall, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Drop The World....." Or "Everything Happens For A Reason....." Or "I am jealous of every woman that has ever hugged him, Cause for that mere second. They held my entire world."

Wow this is probably one of the best poems I have EVER read....I know how it feels to have a dad that does all that.....Keep up the good work......

on Jul. 31 2010 at 3:01 pm
Kaileigh918 BRONZE, Orange Park, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"There's no shortcuts to anywhere worth going"


in short, yes. :)

on Jul. 31 2010 at 2:59 pm
Kaileigh918 BRONZE, Orange Park, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"There's no shortcuts to anywhere worth going"


in short, yes. :)

on Jul. 29 2010 at 10:17 pm
brysmarie12 PLATINUM, Neoga, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I am the author of my own life... unfortunately I'm writing in pen and can't erase my mistakes.

Wow, this is really good! Although I have a suportive father, I understand the abuse you feel from sarcasm and vocal abuse. Very good and insightful poem!

autoMan said...
on Jul. 29 2010 at 5:12 pm
autoMan, Independence, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
get it done, ill get to it when i have time, what ever, i see said the blind man

Have you read the FANG book yet

guzpacho said...
on Jul. 29 2010 at 4:46 pm
guzpacho, Gary, Indiana
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i can sriouslt relate to this poem. my father was not with me my whole life but fer the few years that he was he has abused me in various ways. i applaud your courage. and your talent!

on Jul. 29 2010 at 3:07 pm
BooBooBunny BRONZE, Burnesville, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"A man's a success if he wakes up and goes to bed-and in between does what he wants to do."- Bob Dylan

I love the word choice and the straight forwardness of this poem. If your Dad can't see how obviously talented you are, there must be something wrong..

chyGURL BRONZE said...
on Jul. 29 2010 at 12:01 pm
chyGURL BRONZE, Buffalo, New York
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Favorite Quote:

i really undestand where ur coming from pweez commet back


hrf1434 GOLD said...
on Jul. 29 2010 at 10:25 am
hrf1434 GOLD, Collierville, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
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I disagree with you my understands me more than anyone I know

Realist said...
on Jul. 29 2010 at 10:25 am
It's an okay poem, my only problem is that its channeling and overused subject matter, regardless of whether your father is a jerk or not, it seems that over the past 20-25 years there has become a kind of following of Sylvia Plath, and the real problem is, nobody can channel what Sylvia Plath was doing and writing because firstly, she was an amazing writer, and secondly because she was living in one of the most oppressive time periods for someone of her ambitious magnetude. Generally its an okay poem, but its already been done, and been done better. You seem like a very good writer with an good understanding of the language and how to use it to your favor, my suggestion is make it your own.

on Jul. 29 2010 at 8:20 am
MeganAnne PLATINUM, Niskayuna, New York
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Favorite Quote:
All my life I've looked at words as if I were seeing them for the first time. ~Ernest Hemingway

I have insane issues with grammar. THANK YOU.

on Jul. 28 2010 at 12:29 pm
VickyLove92 PLATINUM, Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
once life gets harsh/hard, hold your head strong because that's all you can do

i could so relate to you, it was amazing. my dad is my blood dad but dont get me or even get any of his own kids. he's a down 2 face but oh well. thank you so much writing this.