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They'll never know

At the bus stop the other say brazen remarks terrible things,from outside their hearts The boy hangs his head,day's a bad start As the little boy walks into the classroom they call him dumb, stupid and a goon the other kids point and laugh at him they’ll never know how his life is so dim In holy shoes he treads on the wet sidewalks coat undersized and soaked are his socks Greasy and pimply peers eye him like hawks saying the next insult in their little talks Father returns home and now things are worse This boy -these children they live with a curse Dad punches, kicks and beats them bare and from behind mother’s eyes do stare His brothers tease him he is a dud This boy is hated by his family, his blood So he decides he can’t handle anymore He grasps his Fathers shotgun lying on the floor

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 10/7/2014 11:29:00 AM
Aubrey, Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will get much delight, in reading and in time become familiar with your verse. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile, others passed, when I first join the soup 4 years ago. I wish you the best when it comes to your compositions. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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Date: 10/7/2014 7:31:00 AM
I knew a boy like that so close you could say I almost walked in his shoes
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Date: 9/30/2014 9:11:00 AM
Aubrey, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community. You'll find many friendly poets, who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I want to be the first to invite you on over, to the contest page. I OFFER MY CONTEST, in hopes it inspires you to write another poem. I'm looking forward to following you and your poetry:) Here's the link to the contest page. http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_contests/ <---~Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 9/30/2014 4:33:00 AM
- Warm welcome to PoetrySoup,Aubrey- I choose your first very well written poem in fine rhyme - I like it - Nice to meet you! - Hope you will be satisfied with our "soup family" - we are many .. but has plenty of room for you too- Be kind and keep PoetrySoup as a haven -(Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours.) Thank you for posted your words and thoughts here, I want to come back to read more another day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/28/2014 12:25:00 PM
I'm assuming they"ll never know because he's about to murder them or will they never know because he's never told them his feelings and he's about to commit suicide and now never have the chance to explain. Rather the out come is one or the other or something else It doesn't negatively affect this poem for me _ I really like this poem and really like the suspense it left me in. Nice work your friend Tony Dean
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