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Why Can't I feel Anger

Updated on August 14, 2012

They say don't show anger

When they pour out all their lies

To the Judge speak slow and clearly

And look into his eyes


Don't say bad things about the mother

Even if it is all true

Concentrate on your Daughter

And protecting all her youth


These words seem true and simple

For the ones who follow rules

But I've drawn swords with the devil

Who'll use a child as her tool


Why can't I feel anger

While my child drowns in the rain

when all the court will offer

Is a childhood of pain


Why can't I feel anger

when I'm drying all her tears


Why can't I feel anger

When our futures full of fear

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    • midget38 profile image

      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      Simba, that's a powerful message there. Adults don't understand the pain they put their children through when they divorce....it's irresponsible as your poem rightly points out. Will be sharing this for you.

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      timthechirpinbyrd 4 years ago from Newport News, VA

      Man oh man. What a great way to describe anger and pain. Very inspiring.

    • Rufus89 profile image

      Rufus89 4 years ago from USA, New Mexico

      Very accurate poem. I totally agree and am frustrated as well with the situation that children from divorced parents go through. It's also very hard, as a parent, to watch other people take control of your child's life and turn it towards the bad. The worst thing a parent can do is use their child as a weapon during custody cases =( Thanks for your poem.

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