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My Dad

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My Dad

It never quits
My dad's h i t s
I see myself in the mirror
And I am to become
But I just go numb
It hurts to see
What all he has done to me
It never fails
When he hears me wail
It never quits
My dad's h i t s

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  1. Date: 9/24/2009 11:13:00 AM
    im sorry lexi dear...you know ive been here myself too....emotionally, physically, mentally...both my mom and dad...

  1. Date: 1/13/2009 8:42:00 AM
    Sorry about your dad.. My dad died when I was 8.. he died of kidney failure.. I'm just sorry to hear that..

  1. Date: 12/28/2008 3:52:00 PM
    Unbelievably powerful and amazing. It's too bad that you have to go through that. My father is an alcoholic and is very abusive emotionally...and at one time physically. So I know where you're coming from.

  1. Date: 12/23/2008 1:56:00 PM
    Thats to bad dear young lady, sincerely so! Have you sought any help and or relief? I hope so! But aside from this, I wanted to stop by to see how you are doing young lady? you know, that I have sincerely and truly always cared about your preciousness since I first met you~unconditionally and all!!! Stop by when you can and say hello~k~"Merry Christmas Alexandria~May It Be Blessed & Filled With Happiness & Love, To You always, John!"~Bye Dear Young Lady!:)

  1. Date: 12/12/2008 10:28:00 PM
    So sad Alexz. It is a very emotional write here. I'm sorry you have to deal with this terrible thing My dad hit me too when I was young. He used it as a punishment but he was very harsh and verbally abusive too. The first time he hit me after I turned 18 I had him arrested. He never hit me again. I've had a lot of counseling as an adult because of this and a lot of other mistreatment and abuse from quite a few people. Confide in someone you can trust to help keep you safe. Love Rbin

  1. Date: 12/11/2008 3:42:00 PM
    wow...nice poem almost made me cry...and thanks 4 the comments

  1. Date: 12/10/2008 1:19:00 PM
    this is why.

  1. Date: 12/10/2008 7:44:00 AM
    I'm not mad at you, just the situation, a father should never do that to their child. <3 ~Michaela~

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 9:39:00 PM
    Tell someone,,if they don't listen tell someone else. I know this is awful but sometimes if you have a mark authorities will pay more attention but don't risk your life. TELL

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 9:11:00 PM
    A reflection of so many unfortunate souls I have encountered. Im guessing you might like my poetry feel free to comment me any time :) x Thanks, Conor J

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 7:56:00 PM
    im sorry. nobody deserves such treatment from a parent

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 7:53:00 PM
    Hey girl, I'm so sorry I feel so sad and angry that this happens. Great write though. Blessings, ~Michaela~

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 7:44:00 PM
    BY the way ,thans for your appriciation of the poems i have put out there.

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 7:40:00 PM
    I am real sorry about this poem. I feel terrible about a parent treating their child this way. steve

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 6:55:00 PM
    Being friends with a person that understands me is hard to find. Yes I wanna be friends.

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 6:52:00 PM
    My dad don't hit me but abuse me emotionally. I don't have a cell phone at the moment. Great poem