Thursday, 12 January 2012

Step Into Robin's World

Like I would,
with him again.

Trust, a word I do not know.
Beatings, abuse--physical, mental, emotional, sexual. All
of them. My emotions and body have seen nothing
but brutal torture. Welcome to the world
of the forgotten child.
Welcome to my world.

No mother,
no father,
no grandparents who care enough to step in,
to save me.

No social worker or teacher, nothing
like in the movies.
All they see is a sullen boy,
not worthy of love,
not worth being
rescued.

Like I have a choice
with him again.
As he says 'trust me.'

Only my mind is free.

3 comments:

  1. nicely done Lenore...thanks for sharing your words

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  2. Very expressive. Sad, yes, but I really like where it took me in my mind as I read.

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