Shadowed; a poem about domestic violence

July 31, 2009
By Anonymous

A shadow flickers on the wall
A woman beaten; she will fall

Amongst the sorrow
And the fear
She fights for tomorrow
Without a tear

A sickened shadow on the run
A man raised in violence is never done

Amongst the heartless,
Disturbed souls
Is a growing distress
That burns the holes

A shadow dances in the light
A child's future lost at night

Amongst the broken
and the caged
Lives the unknowing
and the brave.


The author's comments:
This piece is about domestic violence and although is written in fiction as I have never experienced this personal tragedy in my life, this is an extremely nonfictional real nationwide problem.

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on Aug. 4 2009 at 10:45 pm
FlamableFyre DIAMOND, Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
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it's my way of being alone.
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Wow.It's a real eye-opener.


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