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Deadbeat Dad

today I didnt expect this but hey what can i say im the bad one now so woot woot hooray im the one who had a child and turned my back on it im the one who got its hopes up and stepped on it im the one who never calls on its birthdays until three weeks later coming up with excuses so it can feel better but when it tried to leave me i just couldnt let it go so i did what i know best and grabbed on its hopes and i stepped on it yet again, im the bad one now so lets not forget and wow it got crabby but i didnt care, why should i when i was never there but hey it was a mistake, the only reason why i talk to it so i can continue this game why should i take blame, it should blame itself, if it never exist i wouldnt be living in hell it left me finally woot woot hooray now i can live my own life without it in my way so in the future if i ever see it, i will just continue to walk on by as if it didnt exist.............................

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  1. Date: 8/27/2011 8:58:00 AM
    What a start to my weekend reading your poetry. Thank you for sharing your writing Fantise. Hope you are having a beautiful weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/26/2011 7:38:00 PM
    I am thinking "it" is your child, how sad this is that you feel to just walk on by ... but your writing is really good~~

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    Date: 8/31/2011 10:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I was writing in the perspective of my father and I am the "it"...If and when I have a child I would NEVER turn my back on him/her.