Many stories go unheard, untold
Many suffer the abuse
They bear the burden
Of a crime, they have not committed
And take the punishment without speaking
Taunted, jeered, beaten, abused
They withstand the worst of the unknown
Suffer at the hands of those
Who feel that they are superior?
Tell me, can the crime be forgiven?
They live in the darker side of life
Where as the people who harassed them
These victims are
Bullied, abused, used, raped
They have to tolerate the dominance of others
Lips tight shut smiles while facing others
While the eyes cry out for help
They have done nothing wrong
Just because they are weak
No one has the right
To do wrong with them
Just with mere punishments to the guilty
Can the crime be forgiven?
Because it leaves a scar on those