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Alone

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Alone

I bet you that you didnt care
about how i was doing over here
all alone on the floor drowning in life that's poor.
Confused and all by myself,
feeling that i lost all self-control.

I bet that you dont care
how my mom helped you with welfare, 
trying to do whats right you burn a house
in all your shame you go to jail and
 fail to show up for my birth.

I bet you don't know how it was,
to be without a dad who lost his self,
in the dark all alone he sits in a phsyco home.

Where his mom feeds him and,
tells him how she tried to see me,
after fifteen years i fell apart, trying to pick up my broken heart,
but still i bet you didn't know how it felt to be alone.

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  1. Date: 2/23/2010 3:38:00 AM
    can feel the heartache

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 10:36:00 AM
    Many congratulations to you for your poetry being featured on the Soups home page >> James

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 6:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured on PoetrySoup this week Shayla. May you have many more featured. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/21/2010 10:24:00 AM
    The emotion comes through your words in a powerful way. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! Wishing you continued success. Karen

  1. Date: 11/28/2009 5:43:00 AM
    Yeah Shayla, life for some does not come cheap,something we did not sow,sometimes we reap.God Bless.PRINCE

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 1:33:00 PM
    Strong emotive write Shayla, and sometimes people are just not worth your time, a warm welcome to the Soup >> James

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 7:49:00 AM
    Move on Shayla, there are people, in the world who are starving for friendship. Sincerely, Moses