Abandonment Poems by Teens

Abandonment leaves wounds that heal slowly and scars that fade even slower. Usually, the effects of abandonment last a lifetime. Only those who have experienced the anguish caused by being abandoned can understand the depth of this feeling and the fear it causes. It causes one to lose their sense of security. It causes one to feel unlovable and suffer from low self-esteem. The fear that abandonment causes in a person will affect all of their future relationships. Fortunately, confiding in a trusted friend can help a person to work through their abandonment issues and cultivate healthy relationships.

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Poem Of Anger And Hurt Toward Dad
  • By Destiny
  • Published: January 27, 2015
A Letter To My Dad

I am angry at the world and I often wonder why
I don't want to throw my sorrow on all those who have hurt me
Yet you are one of the main reasons I cry
I cry because you weren't there

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Just tell them. If you don't, then they never will know it hurts to hear them talk about their dads. I did and my friends understood. I totally understand what you're going through, believe...

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You Left Me For No Reason

You had me, you left me, you never cared,
I was your second child and still you weren't prepared.

On the lonely nights when I was sad,

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Have you told anyone you have been raped?
You really need to tell someone about that.
And if you can, try to go to a runaway children's home.
It may help a lot. I pray...

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Poem About Pain Of Being Abandoned By Mom
  • By Bethann Simonson
  • Published: November 21, 2014
Falling Tears

You left me when I was young,
Left me with my falling tears.
I felt like I was no one
For so many long painful years....

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This poem reminds me of my dad and what I still feel even now when I live with him. Never stop writing!

Dad
  • By Cassey Harrington
  • Published: August 2010
Have You Ever Really Cared?

What you do makes me cry,
But I honestly can't deny
That in my heart I truly love you
You'll always be my only dad....

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Hi. I'm 13 and my dad left me 3 years ago. Since I'm a foster kid I go on visits with him but after Christmas he left. It hurts a lot but I hide it. I love your poem. Thank you.

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Waiting For My Daddy
Waiting

I sat there and waited
Never left the porch
But you never showed
It's like you burned my heart with a torch...

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I was 3 or 4 when my daddy left me. Just my mommy by my side. I wondered why he left me. My mommy said I may never know. As I got older I found out more things. I still ask myself why he left...

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I Felt That Nobody Loved Me
  • By Melina Hanoum
  • Published: December 2009
On My Own

I miss the two things I once had
One my mom and two my dad
My dad I was always close to
And my mom my best friend...

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I have the same situation, too. Except it was my mom who abandoned. She is in my life once again but I know that she will do it again.

It Was Nothing But A Mistake
  • By Rachael
  • Published: November 2009
When My Life Began

I don't understand why you chose him over me
I was there, or could you just not see.
I would have done everything right,
But instead you chose him, and to stay and fight.

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Hi Rachel. I could feel the pain within your poem. Truthfully I understand what you are feeling & what you are going through. I was abandoned by my birth parents as well and with all the...

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Mom Won't Accept Gay Child
  • By Anonymous
  • Published: June 2012
Dear Mom

This pain I feel inside I can no longer hide.
Because of you I just wanna die,
you told me you would always be here and never let me fall
why did you lie, ...

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I used to always feel that way when if first came out to my mom about me being bisexual. She disregarded how I felt and she wouldn't listen to me when I tried having girlfriends. She denied...

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Poem About Pain From The Past
  • By Keanu
  • Published: September 15, 2015
A Promise For The Better

I live within the present,
But am stuck within the past.
I look toward the future,
With hopes that never last.

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How Fathers Can Just Go?
  • By Katheren
  • Published: April 2011
Fathers

How could somebody be so cold?
Too leave their daughters all alone,
With out a father in their life,
Too teach them how to ride their bike,...

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I can relate. I'm the oldest of 4 girls and it's definitely been hard on all of us since my dad left. After a few years, we got put into foster care because my mom could no longer support us,...

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