Let me breatheLet me breathe1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
You're crushing my dreams
This is really the way it seems.
And as I sit here
with tears rolling down my cheeks,
fighting the urge to cry,
holding it all in like always,
because I don't want you to see my weakness,
I realize how much you're bringing me down.
Really pushing me to the ground
When, finally, I summon up the courage
to tell you my plans and hopes,
you bind them in ropes
and suffocate them
like you're suffocating me.
Let me breathe
Let me breathe without being afraid
of your words and voice that scares me,
the voice that has scared me my entire life.
You're supposed to be my dad
You're supposed to be the one gu