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Dear Father

July 15, 2011
By jackiee129 PLATINUM, Kent, Connecticut
jackiee129 PLATINUM, Kent, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"It makes me happy when I see teenage girls who clearly don't fit in, gives me hope that the future might still have personality" - Haley Williams

“You are not your bra-size, nor are you the width of your waist, nor are you the slenderness of your calves. You are not your hair color, your skin color, nor are you a shade of lipstick. Your shoe-size is of no consequence. You are not defined by the amount of attention you get from males, females, or any combination thereof. You are not the number of sit-ups you can do, nor are you the number of calories in a day. You are not your mustache. You are not the hair on your legs. You are not a little red dress. You are no amalgam of these things. You are the content of your character. You are the ambitions that drive you. You are the goals that you set. You are the things that you laugh at and the words that you say. You are the thoughts you think and the things you wonder. You are beautiful and desirable not for the clique you attend, but for the spark of life within you that compels you to make your life a full and meaningful one. You are beautiful not for the shape of the vessel, but for the volume of the soul it carries.”

Someone tell me it's all going right,
his smile haunts me through the night,
I toss and turn,
can't help myself,
he's after me and I'm losing my might.
It's what you've wanted all along,
even though you're the one who's wrong,
I've suffered all the while,
and you just ran and hid,
I'm f***ing glad you're gone.
Shouldn't need a mirror to see you're weak,
there's not one damn promise you could keep,
I needed you then,
but I don't need you now,
I won't let you get skin deep.
Go find something to sink your teeth in,
for your luck seems to be wearing thin,
I've played all your games,
but I've won this time,
go lie in the grave you've dug yourself in.

The author's comments:
It's a little darker than I normally do, but there was a lot of pent up anger that needed to get out.

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on May. 11 2012 at 1:00 pm
realbeautifulheart PLATINUM, Livermore, California
21 articles 1 photo 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is a package that you have to sign for. Yes, it's free. No, there's no guarantee as to what it holds. Open with caution, it's 'FRAGILE'." (I made this up.)

Good poem which truly expresses your emotions. When I vent, I don't usually do it in poem but I think you do great at it. So, as dark as this is compared to your other works, good job :) I enjoyed it and could relate.