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Being Invisible Would Be Bliss

Daddy wants to touch and kiss,
Being invisible would be bliss
No more hiding behind locked doors
No more the screams of father’s whores
Run through the woods to cry in peace
Maybe then the beating would finally cease
	I could live forever, but for memories
	Being invisible would be bliss
Sob in silence, in pain I cry
Pray the lord will let me die
Cannot leave, cannot stray
I’ve been bad, he says I’ll pay
He watches me and haunts my dreams
Does daddy even here my screams?
	I could live forever, but for memories
	Being invisible would be bliss

Saw that boy at school today
I beg my fears please go away
Bite my lip, hold my tongue
Please let his guesses all prove wrong
I just hope he doesn’t see
The piece of daddy that hides in me
	I could die forever, but for reverie
	Being invisible, me, no one will miss
He cannot see me, he wouldn’t care
Hated again I could not bear
Trapped myself away from him
All in all dad, he still wins
To not love the boy I’ve spied
My poor heart has finally died
	I could die forever, but for reverie
	But I am invisible, and he will never see

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  1. Date: 8/2/2011 6:24:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Misty. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

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    Date: 8/3/2011 11:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you!
  1. Date: 11/11/2010 1:03:00 PM
    HMMMMMM, so sad, so many people could tell this story Love Roger

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 11:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Misty. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 5:03:00 PM
    This is powerful poetry dear poet, and I feel the angst in it ! Congratulations for it being featured ! much love, james

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 10:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week Misty. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/2/2010 5:57:00 AM
    Heart-wrenching story, Misty I hope it is not true for you and if it is...then realize you are not your are a spiritual being - above all this. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 12/31/2009 12:47:00 PM
    To many times does this abuse by those that are suppose to protect occur. I feel your pain in this write and prayers for healing go out.

  1. Date: 12/29/2009 7:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week Misty. I wish you the best with your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/28/2009 6:03:00 PM
    Wow Misty. Courage indeed. When I posted my first poem I felt naked and exposed. But this...this is powerful. Congratulations on being featured this week. Much well deserved.

  1. Date: 12/28/2009 3:44:00 AM
    Congratulations on your fine poem being featured this week, Happy New Year >> James

  1. Date: 6/6/2009 7:44:00 PM
    Wow, wow, wow! Totally awesome thought provoking poem. I really hope that this was not a true experience for you; but if it was, just the fact that you lived with this and came out on the other side is awesome and I hope you've come to know that only God was able to get you through those horrible experience. On the other hand, if this is just pure poetry with no first-hand experience, this is brilliant! Either way, this is an excellent poem!

  1. Date: 6/3/2009 7:39:00 AM
    Congrats again Misty. God bless. This took courage. Glad to see it re-featured. Vince

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 12:57:00 PM
    Misty. I am 78 and had a very abusive father. I have never forgotten...the pain is still there after a lifetime. Fathers can kill your soul. I am sorry. Patricia

  1. Date: 5/31/2009 1:05:00 PM
    Congratulations on making it to the semi finals and on your poem being featured this week. Ernilando

  1. Date: 5/31/2009 10:19:00 AM
    Misty, This is sad, very deep, and richly written with full emotions. I hope that you recover from your haunting past. It is possible. God bless you. Congratulations on having your poem, "Being Invisible Would Be Bliss" featured this week. Keep writing. Always, Dane"

  1. Date: 5/3/2009 2:29:00 PM
    Misty, my belated congrats in making the semi finals...Raul

  1. Date: 4/14/2009 1:15:00 PM
    a MASTERPIECE!!! this grabbed me frrom the start and i held on to it until the end. it's going on my list. and congrads on making the finals. John Henry Loving III

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 7:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it into the semi finals Misty. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/13/2008 3:56:00 PM
    Misty I am sure there are many people that could benifit from this write well done great flow just such a sad subject matter! Congratulations on a powerful write ! Peace Laura :)

  1. Date: 8/13/2008 3:17:00 PM
    Misty, this is a very picturesque poem and a very fearful one. So many of us do not realize how many are put through this torture and spend their lives invisable in their own eyes. I give you an A plus for this one. God Bless, Cile