Angry Poems about Family

Poems about Anger and Pain

There is nothing more painful than fighting between family members. Whether between parents who are married or divorced, or between siblings, there is nothing more bitter than watching people who once loved each other say painful things to one another. Family member know each other better than anyone. They know each other's vulnerabilities and can hurt each other in the most private and intimate places. So before you say something to a family member, no matter how much you think that they deserve it, remember, the pain of the memory of this encounter will last much longer than the satisfaction of a good one liner.

Poems about Bad Mothers and Bad Fathers

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  1. Mother

    • By Anna L. Harman
    • Published: June 2018
    Abuse From Mother

    Like the sea and the sky,
    We reflect each other, you and I.

    Past the moon and the stars,

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    I was also abused and neglected by my mother. I don't live with her anymore.

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  3. I Needed You

    Not Getting Love From Mother

    When I was sad and depressed,
    I needed you to be cheer me up.
    Instead, I drank till I was numb enough not to feel anything.

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    As the eldest in the family I was always the one who got blamed for the mistakes of my sister. My sister and I don't share a bond. As far as I can remember, we were still young when I put...

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  4. Thank You Dad...Not

    • By Jw
    • Published: November 2009
    Thank You Dad.. .Not

    Thanks for believing in me.
    Thanks for showing me you care.
    Thanks for holding my hand.
    Thanks for being there.

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    I can relate. My dad used to be physically there, but not "there." He would just sit there and ignore what I would say. He would give me his credit card just to get rid of me. The only time...

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  6. My Dad

    Poem About Disappointment After Finding Biological Dad

    I wished so much
    for my biological dad,
    but now that I've got him,
    I'm feeling very sad.

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    I know how you feel. My father left, and before that, he did a lot of horrible things to me, my brother and my mother. Finally, we moved away and many years have passed, but all of a sudden,...

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  7. Can You Hear Me?

    • By Nichole Kay Milgate
    • Published: February 2009

    Where were you when the tears fell?
    When the blood began to flow?
    Where were you when I was scared?
    When all my skies were gray

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  8. Dear Mom

    • By Katrina Randklev
    • Published: February 2011
    Poem About a Miserable Life

    Standing in self-hatred,
    drowning in my tears.
    Looking back on my life,
    what I've been through the past 18 years....

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    This poem deeply touched me, because I can completely relate to it. I have always lived in my brother's shadow, and most times, I wonder if my mom ever even cares or listens to me. This poem,...

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  10. Always My Father But Never My Dad

    • By Allyssa
    • Published: November 2009
    You Missed Out

    I'm sorry you missed out when I went to school for the first time,
    And you didn't have me tell you that you were all mine.
    I'm sorry you weren't there to take me to the mall,
    And you weren't there to tell me I have to stand tall.

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    I am so deeply sorry. I, too, fantasized about a wonderful future with my dad in the picture. He made lots of promises to me when I was younger and I believed in him. But now I know that it...

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  11. My Father Left Me Behind

    • By Jessica Farley
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About a Father Leaving

    Leaving behind others to take your place,
    Carrying on your name, walking around with your face,
    Knowing you got left behind,
    Wondering what's on my father's mind....

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    Hi. My father left me when I hadn't even reached the age of 1. He was something that was very taboo to talk about in my family. But even though we wore poor, my mom and my grandma had it...

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  12. Dear Mom

    • By Krystal A. Bayer
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem By Child Betrayed By His Mother

    Dear Mom,
    You said you'd always be there
    But you're nowhere to be found
    I can't believe you left me...

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    My story began when I was a baby. I got taken into a family, but my sister and brother (only 1 and 2 years older) stayed with my mom. She had another baby girl 2 years younger than me who...

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  13. How Do You Call Yourself A Mom?

    • By Taryn
    • Published: April 2009
    Poem About Broken Relationship With Mom

    Looking in your eyes
    Tells me something's wrong
    Never began to realize
    You've neglected for so long....

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    So sorry. My heart breaks for you. I hope you guys can forget and forgive and have a relationship. I know it takes a lot of time. Actions speak louder than words. Sorry Hun. I have 3...

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