AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  J. Joy Matthews Alford - Sistah Joy, iKathleen Morris, iTerry Vinson, iJeff Alt, iDilip Dahanukar, iAaron Cole, iJennifer Chase, i

  Home > Family > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Melody Ann Mortenson

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· 9 Titles
· 27 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Melody Ann Mortenson, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Family)
  1.  That Little Hand of Mine
  2.  Can You Hear Me Now?
  3.  Girl child campaign
  4.  A Loving Home
  5.  Again on Mama's Birthday
  6.  Not Qualified?
  7.  Happy Birthday daddy
  8.  Poor Ma
  9.  The challenged love
  10.  The Walk
  11.  He’s startin’ in on me again…
  12.  In my father's house
  13.  Devil In A Sun Dress
  14.  (both) the life and beat of dreams...
  15.  Just me bein' me...
  16.  Arthur E. Proctor (1948 - 2015) Obituary G
  17.  A New Year's Resolution - Smile!
  18.  Comes Perfection
  19.  Room With A View
  20.  The Sea of Life



Ramblings
by Melody Ann Mortenson

Wednesday, July 17, 2002

Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Melody Ann Mortenson
•  Happy 16th b day 'Tiger'
•  Spiral Staircase
•  Mountain Tops
•  Eagle Screams
•  Loss of being an Innocent
           >> View all 9

Allow my thoughts to flow
From my
Head and Heart, down my arm
And into each finger that is clutching this pencil
I am trying to ignore it
Maybe I'm frightened
maybe I am frightened
Dad? Why did you say that to me
I was just a little girl
just a little girl
I even used my very own money!
I wanted to share my excitement
Pride was bubbling inside of me
bubbling inside

Your response Damned near killed me
Damned near killed me!
I tried in vain to gain your approval
Why did you EXPECT perfection
WHY?
I do not even remember hearing you say......
I Love You
I'm a big girl now
It's OK to disagree

I almost feel your tears as yoyu stand behind me
Finally realizing the pain I suffered
I need to sit back and relax now
MAYBE
just maybe
I will hear what I desire the most

Daddy?
I
LOVE
YOU


in memory
James Allen Marr
October 15, 1934-October 23, 1983

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader) 7/17/2002
very touching and sad
and you are doing fine writing. just keep it up
Reviewed by Kathleen M. Kohl (author) 7/17/2002
Beautifully said Melody, Your Sis.
Kathy
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.