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Daddy Wasn'T There

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when i was catechised
when i was bowdlerised
when i was circumcised
when i was baptised
my daddy wasn't there

when i was criticised
when i was antagonised
when i was bastardised
when i was brutalised

my daddy wasn't there
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Rose Kolarich 24 August 2008

This poem is amazing, haunting. I love your use of repitition- it makes the poem sound like a nursery rhyme that's been ripped apart to reveal that childhood isn't so wonderful.

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Sulaiman Mohd Yusof 20 March 2008

very impressives write..........

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Shannon Monroe 10 March 2008

very, very good poem. keep up the good work.

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