The Divorce

Dear mom, 

I watched you, growing up

your laughter didn’t meet your eyes

you held me growing up

I never saw through your disguise


You cried, I never knew

I thought your life was grand

you screamed, I never knew

I never noticed your clenched hand


That day you sat me down, I felt it

my heart a rollercoaster in my chest

the facade was falling down, I felt it

today was different from the rest 


I know your life is not the grandest

I know you deal with so much guilt

but now your smiles are the grandest 

but now your life has been rebuilt 


I love you.



This poem is about: 
My family


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