Learn More

Patricia Kelley

Rookie - 23 Points (March 11 1957 / Oklahoma)

Child Coping with the Past


He's only seven, but, his life is turned inside out.
He sits and pouts.
No one loves me.
I no longer have a sister or brother.
I can't even see my real mother.
No one even likes me.
It was all, my dad's fault.
Because of his assault,
Against me and my brother,
He was real mean,
But, not my mother,
When, I grow up.
He's going to feel my judgment.
For all the times, he hurt me.
And my sister and brother,
When he sees my fist,
In his face, I'll make him feel disgrace,
That man is on my bucket list.
Unless God shows him grace.
It's my real dad's fault that my sister, and brother, and me, have been moved from place to place.
That we were thrown into the foster care system, because he was mean to us.
He's why my life is a mess.
He's the reason my emotions regress.
And, I have a hard time making progress.
That man hurt me.

Submitted: Saturday, March 16, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

child coping with anger

Comments about this poem (Child Coping with the Past by Patricia Kelley )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  2. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. A Poison Tree, William Blake
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Please 2, Michael P. McParland
  2. Needful, Kyle Schlicher
  3. Shoes, Saiom Shriver
  4. 3 Years Since, Michael P. McParland
  5. Meri Kahani, Hardik Rupapara
  6. An Odyssey Of Drudgery, Saiom Shriver
  7. *Sigh*, Michael P. McParland
  8. Grand Hand, Michael P. McParland
  9. Good Day, Man, Joseph Archer
  10. (Dreams) Bonding As lovers Do, Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]