Hannah Davies

Helpless To Help

Just as everything seems to be running as it should
After spending so many years wondering if it ever would.
Then into the works a spanner appears
And the gates are opened to release the tears.

All is not that well
Something's wrong, I can tell.
My brother says he feels things at home aren't quite right
And that tensions seem to be running a little tight.

It's almost like he can sense a storm in the air
How I wish I could be there.
I want to be there to protect my brother
Is this yet another mistake made by my mother?

Although she is not of my greatest concern
It would seem her new husband mat be about to turn.
Apparently he comes across quite fierce with his words at times
And my brother is a little worried he might cross the line.

My youngest brother seems to get the worst of it
Iw on't have my brother being spoken to like a piece of s**t! !
It's so difficult to know what's going on exactly
Can only go on the bits my brothers have told me.

I hope the boys will stand by each other
Cause I know only too well they can't rely on their mother.
She's too selfish to think of them
And they don't deserve to be broken men.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 6, 2008

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  • Felicia Fortine (3/6/2008 6:20:00 PM)

    Beautiful..with a sister like you Im sure they can stand together

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