I Recognize You

For My Past Selves

Melissa R. Mendelson
Move Me Poetry
Published in
1 min readMay 18

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Photo by Fredrik Öhlander on Unsplash

I’m sorry no one was there for you.
You were so lost, confused,
trying to find yourself,
but to no avail
because no one had time for you.
No wonder you broke down so many times,
and there was no rescue at school,
neither by student or teacher.
They were too busy bullying you,
and there was no relief at home.
Your father focused on his work.
Your mother escaping from her sorrows.
Your brothers ignoring…

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