I am drawing the line.

I am drawing the line.

This is it. I have kept quiet long enough.

I did everything I could do to please you.

Mommy, don't you see that you are killing me inside

when you say those words?

How can someone that builds me up, tear me down too?

Nothing is ever good enough for you.

But today I am taking a stand.

I won't let you tear me down anymore.

Enough is enough.

All I ever needed was your love. But, No longer will my happiness be determined by your acceptance.

I love you. But I must learn to love myself too.

This poem is about: 
My family
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