Shadow Death

Trigger warning: abuse, violence, attempted murder. Very disturbing read. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hands on my throat A calming ‘shhh’ A tender stroke The grip tightens Can’t breathe Soothing voices whisper in my ear As the grip tightens even more The shadows won’t sleep They dance about my walls A graze of a finger down my arm StrokingContinue reading “Shadow Death”

Warning: This might be a trigger for some people ______________________________________________ Crying Pressed into a corner Whimpering Hands over ears Anger Yelling Flashes back to childhood Hands shaking Rocking back and forth Flinches when someone comes close Can’t breathe Silence Freezes Braces for slap For more yelling Instead A gentle hand Am pulled close Rubs myContinue reading

Hope

Darkness all around Feeling lost, drowning, no longer sound No way you can be found No-one can hear you even when your screaming is really loud But don’t give in Keep on fighting Cause there’s a light just around the bend And there’s someone there waiting just for you, to help you mend Cause HeContinue reading “Hope”

Trapped

Gagged and bound Set adrift, lost and alone To struggle on my own Never to be found   Can’t say a word Can’t protest Can’t follow along with what you say But if I don’t, it’d make a huge mess   Can’t speak Bound and trapped Under your thumb, from me not a squeak AsContinue reading “Trapped”