Stories tagged “ABUSE”
Lower Your Shields for My Next Trench Run
Story is marked as maturePosted 4 years ago
Unwilling to Escape
My friend deserves much better; still, he clings,
Against all warnings, to that bastard's love,
And whether feighted or genuine, it brings
Destruction. Now the demon's poised shove
Its victim from the precipice! Oh, now,
He's lost his balance, inches fr…Posted 6 years ago
I'm edging closer daily to despair
From which, I doubt I ever can escape.
I brood on all the times I wasn't there
When he was suffering cruelty and rape
I'd never known, 'til later, how unfair
His lover's treatment was--how mean, how vicious.
My friend …Posted 6 years ago
A hermit crab's a humble, helpless creature
That borrows others' armor as it grows
It's fragile, having no protective feature,
And makes an easy victim, as it knows.
And worse than that, this poor, vulnerable chap
At times, in moments desperate and scar…Posted 6 years ago
Beat a Retreat
You know that words can hurt
Even more than a stick or a stone.
A pen destroys more than a sword
A doctor’s care I can’t afford
But there’s safety in staying alert;
Still more, in life alone.
I see where I went wrong;
I’m uncertain what I should have don…Posted 7 years ago
A brittle, dessicated kind of life
That has been weakened outdoors in the sun
Near deafened by the cannon, drum, and fife;
A throat that’s silent, now the screaming’s done.
This is my life, my body, after you.
You pushed me to exceed my own ability.
My b…Posted 7 years ago