I Still Love Her
23 February, 1997
author: Rebecca Ditch-Hammack (aka Dreamer)
"YOU ARE BAD"
but I am good
but I am seen
"YOU WANT TO BE JUST ONE OF THE GUYS?"
but they are my best friends
"IT'S STUPID, YOU CAN'T BE A ROCK STAR"
but I'm good
"WE"LL PAY FOR YOU TO GO TO COLLEGE"
but I take courses you want me to take
"i'm lonely, i want to come home"
"HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU NEED"
"i've lost 60 pounds, i'm hungry"
WE"RE BUYING A NEW CAR
i wrote you a long heart filled letter
"IT'S SO FULL OF LIES, I CAN'T EVEN READ IT"
i send you cards at birthdays
i'm broke (but i sent you gifts this Christmas)
YOU SENT ME MY BABY BOOK & RETURN MY GIFTS
HEY MOM! I'M STILL ALIVE
I STILL LOVE YOU
i love you
------- Author's Notes -------
I am alive. I am worth it. I am good. I can sing. I can write. She's never noticed.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|grey (126.96.36.199) -- Monday, September 27 2004, 04:54 am|
i have slight proublems with the subject of forgivness i can relate my father often calls me a bitch or a burden i hate him for it i cant seem to manage to forgive him not yet any way
|carl (188.8.131.52) -- Tuesday, December 21 2004, 12:42 am|
i can relate because my mom usally calls me a slut and i was never meant to be a nd i was just an accendent and i dont think i will ever forgive her for it
|Amanda (184.108.40.206) -- Thursday, March 10 2005, 06:17 am|
I can not relate because i have a mom that cares but i feel sad because i am excited to have my mom and cant amagine not having her there.
|barb (220.127.116.11) -- Wednesday, August 17 2005, 09:22 pm|
I love your writing about this yep mental abuse lasts longer than physical abuse. physical wounds heal, mental wounds don't, you learn to only turn to yourself for uplifting thoughts.
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