Surviving It #poetry #rape


chains and people

Hold it together

across change’s corridor

is its my pulse

or laughter grating between your teeth?

you’ve undressed me

what I retain of this horror

with your eyes

your mind

I’m incomplete

A barrage of feelings

assault my senses

heart barricades

streaming tears fall

my mind must now

tear down offences

looking  back

I see past it all

My senses strive

to shut out the feeling

on my knees

I realize too much

I grab my stomach

it’s already reeling

my nerves

repelling all touch

I take a deep breath

and I wont break

I look straight

past clouded eyes

no longer take blame

for your failings

take what you want

and you fail

as you fall

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Author: moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing and publishing in multiple genres (including education) in E. African for E. Africa. As a writer, it is a thrill to write for children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 13 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - my joy is in meeting you!

6 thoughts on “Surviving It #poetry #rape”

  1. This is such a dark and harrowing poem. It is written very well, but I don’t think any of us wants to be in that person’s shoes. Sounds like a nightmare he or she is going through.

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