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Ethan Mcknight

“Sweetheart! Dinner time!”

I rush down the stairs. 

“How is my beautiful daughter?”

“Mom. He.”

She ignored my words, serving me my food.

”I’m not hungry” which was a lie.

”[Dead name], you need to eat”

”Mom! I told you Alex!”

”Don’t raise your voice at me!”

I tear up. She doesn’t care. She never has.

Words rush through my mind.

Girl. She. Miss. Daughter. Princess. Female. Her. 


He. I am a boy.


A swift slap hit my face. 

“You do NOT speak to your mother like that”

A pause.

”You’re no mother of mine...”


I know this isn’t really a poem but it was a good idea uwu

If you want a part 2 just let me know owo

Have a good day!

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Did this really happen or was it a scenario?  I couldn't tell.

If it did happen then I am sorry it had.

If not...


You got me.

But I am a confessed naïve little girl.  LOL

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Ethan Mcknight

It didn’t really happen, but that’s probably what would happen if yelled at my mom

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Jackie C.

I have a shirt that says, "She, her, hers" on it that I wear to the gym. You could probably find something similar.


Nice first draft for your poem though. Very raw. You could probably polish it up and get it published somewhere if that is your intention.


My egg donor and I are settling into a routine where we ignore each other if we have to be at the same place. I refuse to engage because that's going to be a fight and I'm not feeding her ego with a fight. So I kind of feel your pain. Fortunately for me, I don't have to live with her. My heart goes out to you though. Your situation sucks. Hold on. It will get better. In the meantime, we're here to listen and offer advice.



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1 hour ago, Alex Mcknight said:

It didn’t really happen, but that’s probably what would happen if yelled at my mom

I got whacked with a wooden spoon when I lipped of to my mom.  So I hear you.  Though that was back in the 70s.  

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