MeganRose

Daddy

Daddy, you were the first man that I ever loved;

The first man that ever showed me what it meant to be loved.

Your drunken nights,

Your drunken words.

Only present enough to make sure I still longed for your love.

Absent enough where I always felt like I did something wrong to make you not love me anymore.

You telling me how worthless I am was better than you not talking to me at all.

You slamming me up against the wall was the only touch I was worthy of receiving. 

Daddy, you taught me how men are supposed to love me.

Daddy, you set the standard.

Now I no longer question why me?
Why do all of these men in my life abuse me?

Why do all of these men in my life tell me I am worthless?

Why can I not ever find a healthy relationship?
Well, now I know;

My eyes are now clear enough to see.

It is because of you Daddy;

Because this is how you showed me love was supposed to be..

 

Comments1

  • Cynthia

    i feel like when it was saying how he taught the girl how men were supposed to love her that it was talking bout rape maybe...? anyways it was an amazing write i loved it



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