I wake up every morning to a sky so blue
And wonder, what did I do?
I sit in my classroom only to daydream about you.
Wondering, what did I do?
Poems about Abandonment and Loss
Family is who we look to when we need help. We expect our parents to raise us, our grandparents to love us, and our brothers and sisters to always be there for us when the chips are down. They are our blood and we depend on that connection. When a family member doesn't live up to our expectations we feel abandoned. When a parent, grandparent or older brother or sister puts their needs in front of our own, we feel abandoned and alone. In such a case, we are likely to feel sad, alone and angry.
Poems from children about feelings of neglect
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A Little Girl Trying To Understand Why Her Mom Left
I wake up every morning to a sky so blueFeatured Shared Story
I made the same decision you did. I wanted them to have some kind of stability and normalcy in their life. I was selling, using, cooking, etc. The danger I put myself in was enough, but to...
Turning To God When Family Walks Away
Do you know what it's like
to feel so alone?
No mom, no dad,
no house to call a home.Featured Shared Story
I lost my job in 2016. Fast forward to 2018, and my life took a turn for the worse. My wife abandoned me. I lost all. I was kicked out of the house. I was renting, and now even the friend who...
Poem About A Difficult Childhood
I don't like it when people fight.
My mom and dad do every night.
I lie in bed and pretend to be asleep.
My mom looks in; I don't make a peep.Featured Shared Story
I can't sleep. I can't eat, I can't even place a smile on my face. A mom and dad nowhere to be found. Why come? You don’t want me. I’m always pushing away the good and bringing closer the...
Since from my first steps,
To the broken promises you've never kept.
From My first dance,
To your last chance....Featured Shared Story
This story hit close to home because my father left before I was born. But he kept in touch with my mom and sent me a ring before never talking to me again. Soon my mother married and I was...
You walked out
Of my life,
Without saying a word...Featured Shared Story
My mom died from cancer, drugs, and an eating disorder. Then my dad abandoned me right after she died. He already had a new girlfriend while he was with my mom. He brought her to my mom's...
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