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Mommy, Daddy, are you okay?
You haven't talked at all today.
Mommy, Daddy, can't you see?
You're really starting to hurt me.

All you do is scream and fight,
and I hear it all throughout the night.
Sometimes I think my eyes will run dry,
yet whenever I do, I just continue to cry.

"She doesn't care about any of this, she'll be fine by tomorrow!"
Daddy, you don't know how much your words fill me with sorrow.
"Can't you just be civilized?! Stop acting like a child, and apologize right now!"
Mommy, please don't make this worse, or I'll run outside and hide in the snow.

Mommy, Daddy, I wish you would just stop everything and be happy again.
I'm hiding under the blankets, writing these words down with a pen.
Mommy, Daddy, can't you see?
You're tearing my heart into one, two, three.

A piece for each of us, a piece of my heart,
the beating has stopped before it could start.
Two sections I wish I could install into both of you,
yet I'm afraid I have not yet found the proper glue.

"It isn't your fault, so don't let his words get to you."
I know, Mommy; they're not supposed to be true.
"In these moments, he just directs his anger at anything in his sight."
Daddy, please stop this man that isn't you; it's giving me a fright.

Mommy, Daddy, I want to help you both so much...
But all I can do is use my pillows as a protective crutch.
Mommy, Daddy, when was the last time you both kissed?
Don't you realize...that your love is greatly missed?
I know it's taboo to write stuff talking about your feelings and putting them on dA.

But you know what?

Last night was hell for me, and I'm going to vent.

Just because I'm as old as I am doesn't mean these fights will not affect me.

As long as I'm there to hear them, they always will.

Edit: ...my God. This made the front page.

And so many people are commenting with such amazing, inspirational, and amiable things.

Thank you. So much. To everyone.

I hope if anyone else is going through this as well, that you find luck in your situation.

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SpiderwebWisher Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I know how this feels. I grew up with my parents cursing and fighting a lot (and they almost separated like, three times, thank God they didn't).
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obsidianbloo Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014
Cool... Sad but cool...
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MangaNatori Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Uhg... boohoohoo TT^TT Made my heart cry... Why there's so many parents in this world that just fight and make their children feel uncomfortable and feel pain and above all they don't realize that?! >xc It's like you reflected my feelings with your words now, that also are your feelings. Thank you for sharing UwU
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RIOPerla Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good luck =) And why it's taboo to write about self feelings in DA?
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Invader-Chirin Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Good luck with that...
We all support and care about you. Just remember that.
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KueVanila Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
somehow... it fits me :')
i love this poetry!
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samsamsammysam66 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This really hits home.
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JazminandSilvett Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Student Writer
this actually is making me cry this is exactly what i wanted to say when i was 10 but was to stupid to. Mom is making things worse and is never happy and blames dad. dad blames mom and brings other women to be in my life. One almost tried to stab me. I feel like they are using me... and i just want to show this to them... but they will never understand its like i make a picture for them and they throw it in the trash
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ZombieQueen368 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Student Filmographer
this is beautiful
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RenosGirl77 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I've never heard of it being taboo to put stuff about your feelings on here. (If it is, I'm in the deep stuff :-s) But I really know what that's like - there's few things more horrible or scary than your parents fighting, no matter what age you are. The one good thing about it is that I would never fight with my husband in front of my kids because of how it hurt me when I was a kid. I really hope things get better for you soon. :)
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