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Does it satisfy you seeing
the warm trickle of my tears
flow down my face.
Have I not been obedient,
I don't understand, 
why do you treat me so.
Honor thy mother and father,
is that not what I have done.
But still you grab me,
you drag me
and you stab me.
With every angry word.
You killed me 
but I'm still alive
'cuz I live on in you.

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  1. Date: 12/9/2008 7:20:00 PM
    Wow, my tears flowed as I read this. I know how you feel.

  1. Date: 7/28/2008 5:44:00 PM
    That's a really depressing, but none the less amazing poem. :)