Shilesha Johnson

Rookie - 120 Points (july 11th 1992 / manhattan)

Waiting To Understand - Poem by Shilesha Johnson

I'm waiting to understand
what it is that I did
waiting to understand
why you even had kids
I'm waiting to understand
why you don't care
weather I am or aren't there
I'm waiting to understand
why I'm only one phone call away
and you will never pick up to call
or even ask about my day
I'm waiting to understand
why I haven't seen you in a year
why we haven't talked
why a mother daughter realtionship
is what we don't share
I'm waiting to understand
why we were never put first
why you only care about yourself
I'm waiting to understand
why you don't understand
that all you have caused us is pain
and shame
and made us feel as little as a grain
waiting to understand
wating for an explination
waiting for a relization
waiting for that determination
waiting for you to FIGHT this
because if you wanted
you could do it
I am waiting to understand
waiting for you to change
waiting for nothing
cause I see that you have always been
and will alwasys remain
this way
I'm just waiting to understand
cause I never have
but thank GOD
I still have my DAD

Comments about Waiting To Understand by Shilesha Johnson

  • (9/4/2008 4:37:00 PM)

    u kno i luv this poem...ur such a real writer! (Report) Reply

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  • (6/22/2008 11:36:00 PM)

    A very poignant write Shilesha! Hope to see many more poems from you in
    the future here on PH! *10*! !
    Best wishes,
    Friend Thad
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  • Evaughn Gray (6/22/2008 3:09:00 PM)

    WOW you are such a great writer..YOUR really put alot of emotion into your writing, and that's what makes a great writer.~Hazel (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 22, 2008

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