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The Eclectic Pen - hopeless

By: IONE L. (zaneygraylady)   + 85 more  
Date Submitted: 2/22/2007
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 71

  Only love I ever got
Was from this bastard
Believe it or not
He used to love me
Or so he said
Until the day
After we wed

Four kids later
and two black eyes
No where to go
No where to hide

Momma dont want us
Dad never did
Hed get the belt
And we all hid

Dads coming home
Kids better skedaddle
Hes on the drunk
And ready for battle

Till death do us part
Or so they say
Too late now
Ive got to stay

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Cloud L. (azariel) - - 2/22/2007 8:51 PM ET
Wow. Incredibly emotional poem. I get a really strong, independent feeling, but also a sort, like "you can never be saved" kind of feeling. Depressing, but very good!
Lou K. (mommypanda) - 2/22/2007 9:46 PM ET
This is very good! There is a strong ring of truth behind the words.
Gina S. (GigiBeanz) - 2/22/2007 11:45 PM ET
This poem hits home! So many people are touched by this topic in one way or another. Bravo!
Claudia (BrokenWing) - 2/23/2007 8:48 AM ET
emotionally shattering.
Kristen D. - 4/21/2007 12:51 PM ET
Wow, I'm speechless.
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