Read Poem: I did it for you, by Jacqueline Antinone

The suicides
The abuse
The lies
The staying
The going
The school on hold
The tubes tide
The no other men
Bc of our family curse
Bc i thought i culd handle it
Bc i thought i was protectin u
Bc i thought i was filterin it from u
Bc i thought i was helpin you
Bc i thought you would b ok
Bc i thought you wuld survive
Bc i thought u wuld not catch it
Bc I can
Bc you deserved better
Bc i wuld take the fall
Bc i culd live if u not suffer

Bc i culd if just knowing:
1 more day safe
1 more day free
1 more day drug free
1 more day alcohol free
1 more day a child of God Not disturbed
1 more day w the family
1 more day loved by others
1 more day becoming YOU

Bc you did not ask for that
Bc you did not ask for this
Bc i choose you You did not choose me

Bc i wil till
The day I die
Keep being what I be

By: Jacqueline Antinone


Author: poetryfest

Submit your Poetry to the Festival. Three Options: 1) To post. 2) To have performed by an actor 3) To be made into a film.

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