Black Poetry : single parented kid

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  1. guttapoetfromny

    guttapoetfromny Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    sometimes i sit in my room
    and cry becuz of all the ruff things i've been through
    i always said it wouldnt be me,
    maybe thats why all of this is happening.

    i wanted to believe that i was different from the othas
    becuz i was raised by both my fatha and my motha
    i always said i would nevah be a single parented kid,
    now look at what i did.

    they say nevah say nevah
    but i did,
    and now here i am
    a single parented kid.

    half way through highschool
    with two younger sistas
    who will not get the care that i did,
    becuz now mommy and daddy no longer lives in the same household.

    how do i tell them
    that their big sister is their daddy now,
    becuz daddy forgot how to be a daddy,
    how do i look at them without tears in my eyes,
    and say everything will be alright?
    somebody tell me!
     
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    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Welcome to Destee..guttapoetfromny

    Divorce is hard to understand.. remain close to both parents and ask questions .. of both. I will come back later to expand.. but many familys break up and split.. dont let it take your spirt down.. No shame..my parents divorced.. it happens.

    Welcome to Destee.. let your thoughts flow..
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this piece touched home

    my parents are in their 46th year of marriage
    I hoped for the same longevity, but I learned
    sometimes life doesn't play out
    as we hoped and a situation
    can seem so unfair.

    my children had a difficult time when
    my husband and I separated... I was
    there for them and reassured them it
    had nothing to do with them.
    don't try to be a father figure or
    replace your father with another male.
    just pray for God's guidance and protection.
    have faith and be the best big sister you can be.

    my son and daughter turned out great!
    I'm sure you and your sisters will too! :)

    Welcome to destee's
    We'd love to read more of your work.

    keep your head up! :)



    feelin'it souldeep!
    Coco :heart:
     
  4. true love

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    This is very heart wrenching. I'm the product of a single parent home also. You never know how it affects you until you grow up and find you're ill equiped to deal with certain issues because there was noone there to teach you. Much love to you for this.
     
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    I FEEL YA MAN, I KNOW WHAT IT IS LIKE BEING A SINGLE-PARENT KID, BUT AT LEAST YOU HAD A SMALL MOMENT WITH YOUR FATHER,
    JUST LIKE MANY OTHERS I GREW UP WITHOUT MINE AROUND.
    4 REASONS OUT OF IS CINTROL -HE HAD 2 LEAVE,(when i was3) BUT I KNOW HE LUVS ME,
    WE HAVEN'T SPOKEN IN A LONG TIME-HE NOW LIVES THOUSNDS OF MILES AWAY, BUT HOPEFULLY I WILL BE RE-UNITED WITH HIM.
     
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    Guttapoetfromny ... Welcome! :wave: Such a beautiful peace of poetry, thank you for sharing. We have Teen Chat every Friday night at 7 pm ET. We have many teenagers in the community that are "single parent kids." I was one myself. So don't be too discouraged, God is Good and somehow or another, He makes it all work out. Stay encouraged.

    Much Love and Peace.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    my heart goes out to you, sweetie. your siblings are lucky to have such a strong and caring big sister as you. Destee is a loving family, so know that when you continue to write about your pain, or anything else, you will receive the warmth, love and support you deserve. welcome to the site, and know that we're with you right now. :grouphug:
     
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    Situations have a way of working themselves out, with plenty of communication and care. Parents may not be together, but it doesn't lessen their love for you...felt your emotions here.
     
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    Hopefully, your father won't forget that he's a father.

    I am a single father, always let my daughter know that situations won't permit me 2 be with her mother, but that doesn't diminish my love 4 her (my daughter).

    Just because parents aren't together doesn't mean they can't get along 4 the sake of the children involved, even if it's a facade.

    I wish U all the happiness possible 4 U 2 receive.

    Some very influential people came from single family homes, Bob Marley, Malcolm X, just 2 name a couple.
     
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    This was so bittersweet, know that you are not alone!

    Many a child feels abandoned when the family is torn asunder.
    Doesn't mean you have to go under, just means you have to
    stay on your knee's , "Remember it's not how we start off, it's
    how we finish" I was a child of divorce as is my son. I stayed
    way too long it's worse to stay when the love is gone and
    raise your children part time alone , than to subject them to
    a marriage disintegrating where there was love it becomes
    hating. But, know that you are the product of their love and
    watched by the angels on earth and above..."WE AT DESTEE
    ARE HERE FOR YOU"! And God will take care of the rest.
    :grouphug: :grouphug: :grouphug:
    BLESSINGS ON YOUR HOUSE!
     
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