A Teenager's Mind

By Slytherclaw Empress All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry

Blurb

A teenager's mind can be many things. It can be a happy place, it can be a gloomy place, or it can be both. Explore the thoughts of a teenager's mind with my poems.

Family to a Girl

Family to a Girl


Family are the ones we love,

not the ones who are our blood.

Family are the ones we choose,

the people who help us bloom from our bud.


Fathers are not the men who got your mother pregnant,

but men who understand that you are your own person.

Fathers are not the men who hold you in an iron grip,

but men who understand what will make the situation worsen.


Mothers are not the women who gave birth to you,

but a woman who will hold you and listen when everything goes wrong.

Mothers are not the women who held you in her womb,

but the women who tell you that you are strong.


Sisters are not the people who share a mom or dad,

but girls who know everything about you, good and bad.

Sisters are not the people who you fight with on the daily,

but instead girls who cheer you up when you’re sad.


Brothers are not the boys who you avoid at all costs,

but the boys you visit whenever you can.

Brothers are not the annoying family member you ignore,

but the young men who hold you when it was to him you ran.


Family isn’t the people who share your genes,

but the people you chose to love.

Family isn’t the people who hold you down,

family is who fit with you like a hand in a glove.

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jdrodgers50: Sweet and very imaginative poetry. You can literally feel the author’s emotions in her words and relate to the way she expressed herself.

RASmith: To my mind your short introduction offers great promise and has the potential to bring alive a wonderful read, I noticed some errors and it would enable the story to flow if these were to be corrected, that said I shall seek out your novel and have a read. Keep writing and bring your thoughts and...

Jordan Rice: Omg omg omg this book is so fucking good. I love it!!!!

lineogundersen: I like it alot but as an emotional person hate when the world the fictional characters live in is one where Aloha claims a mate and that mate becomes an object at that point to everyone around them for just appreciate. Like that's how Linda's are portrayed if you think about it and just the menti...

Denny Ro: The story line follows a Romeo and Juliet theme with the added edge of fantasy thrown in. Neatly done with the werewolve angle. Personally I don't like the abundant use of swear words, but I'm sure it will appeal to the younger audience. I would say it is more teenage romance than fantasy, for...

Menna Hassan: So far..I'm very intrigued and excited to see how this book will progress!

Grimm❣️: I love this collection of poems! It is so relatable, especially to a teenage girl like myself. I find myself coming here to just remind me that I am not alone. It is a must read.

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jacqasiamcafee1: Such a beautiful story. Really helps to continually build your faith. With God all things are possible.

eboniprice96: This is a really deep poetry novel but I love it

William Elliott Kern: Steph..........., interesting and well written. cudo's.........one suggestion if I may. Work a bit on the sentence structure and Grammar...........your writing style flows well, and the format you have created helps the reader stay with the story, and the poetry.william elliott at https://www....

Laraine Smith: This should be a movie! :)

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