Elizabeth Adams

Rookie (12/87 / Colorado)

Escape - Poem by Elizabeth Adams

Everything has been great since I made the decision to leave,
I can finally do as I wish, I can finally breath.
Living under your dictatorship took away the freedom I once possessed,
Now I've got that back along with dignity, pride, & nothing less.

I stopped talking to my friends just to make you happy,
I sacrificed the good times I could've had so you could be with me.
I used to believe everything you would say,
I'd drown in the compliments & that would make my day.
All of your lies have now escaped,
I'm glad I did too, before it was too late.

Comments about Escape by Elizabeth Adams

  • (6/7/2006 10:05:00 PM)

    WOW! That really hits close to home. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/28/2005 2:22:00 AM)

    Hi Elizabeth! I like your poem very much! I have a suggestion I hope you don't mind? Well...here goes: 'I can finally breathe... (spelling) ...also this line is wonderful: 'Now I've got that back along with dignity, pride, & nothing less! ' WELL...I think you got a whole lot more! 'Now, I've got that freedom back...along with my dignity, pride and yes, happiness...no less.' Just a thought! LSP (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 28, 2005

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