Black Poetry : A Fathers Broken Promise

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  1. icandi

    icandi Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    lies lies, and more lies
    see thats all i can seem to get out of him
    its like the more i try to believe him
    the more he tells me lies

    i love him
    i truly do... but why cant he love me like he should
    see he brought me into his life
    talkin about how he was gonna sacrafice
    all the things that he should
    to protect my well being and make sure i have
    all the things in life i need

    see i dont ask for much
    all i want is his time
    but instead he wants to wine and dine that woman
    whos round like a whale
    who took him from me when i was only twelve
    she knew he had kids and thought she could take it
    but all she seems to take is him away from me
    he always puts her first and me i come last
    see last is what i get from him
    the last one he thinks about
    the last one he seems to call
    the last one he thought would care
    when i cared all along

    i live only a few miles away its not even long distance
    and when does he come by
    im a college student struggling hard
    but through God's grace and my mother i still survive
    but one day he will see the light that has been shining in me for so long
    wanting to come into my life knowing that he did me so wrong

    see he claims to never have money but always a new pair of shoes on his feet
    buying video games and **** and all i want him to do is buy me something to eat
    but like i told you he lies
    he tells everyone he is putting me through college
    when all he puts me through is hell
    does he not realize he dosent do **** for me
    and if he does its in his dreams
    cause my mother struggled to get me here
    so the glory he shall not recieve

    all my years theres been one thing i wanted most
    and i wish for it every year
    for him to be the father he claims to be
    instead of a dead beat dad
     
  2. ShortyLove21

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    Mine left when I was born
    When I was old enough to understand I was toren
    I love him
    Yet I can stand him
    He lies
    Then tries to make it up to me with more lies
     
  3. Khasm13

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    men like the one you described
    are not even worth a beggars pity...

    i hope things get better
    and he sees the light
    before it is too late
    one love
    khasm
     
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    Sister, I feel U.

    Eventually, he will understand what he has & hopefully will grow up.

    I've seen really old children and very young men, he's an old child.

    But he's still human, makes mistakes.

    Keep love 4 him, he may become the prodigal father.

    Peace & blessings, little sister.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    those be misfits not men
    this was well said and posed sistah
     
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    i am agreeing with brother $$Rich$$..indedd misfits...
    a very nice write posed well....:angel1:
     
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    your emotions come off soo strong. nice floe:)
     
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    Khasm13

    It bothers me that this is what we have to go through
    But I know now that is not a reason to be blue
    It is a reason to be strong
    Because it is our fathers not us doing wrong
    We have to show them what they are missing
    Then we'll be the ones to do the dissing
    Dont let your father still your beauty that shines
    Leave him and in the past behind
    Until he does right by you
    Because you know it is the right thing to do


    STAY STRONG AND BEAUTIFUL MY SISTA
     
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    -Young Sister, I feel your anger
    I understand your pain
    Disappointment, betrayal, confusion
    What a rollercoaster of emotions
    For such a gifted and innocent child to endure

    -Now here's a word of unrequested advice
    From a 45 year old, still in pain from all those lies
    Recognize the power you have
    For you have turned disaster into a work of art
    Today's struggle to understand Why
    Has turned you into a pillar and bastion of God
    You are already better than he
    Even if yet you have failed to see
    Your struggles are what eventually will set you free
    From a lifelong chain of misery and grief.

    PEACE & MUCH RESPECT

    ==============================

    P.S. Way back on 8-28-03, I posted a poem addressing my own Dad -- called A QUESTION FOR A MISSING DAD.
     
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