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

Fragile

Where is it, where is it? You’re stupid.. Susan’s throat tightened and she nervously nipped her bottom lip as she kept searching through the odds and ends on her father’s desk. So pathetic… “Have you found it yet?” her mother called out from the kitchen. Tears pricked at the corners of her eyes as sheContinue reading “Fragile”