Raising stakes

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A short poem about domestic violence from the viewpoint of a child.

Submitted: March 01, 2013

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Listening to raised voices

Anger, hate and fear

Pretending that it's all ok

Pretending I can't hear

A crash and a scream

Something fragile breaks

I cry and hide in my bed

They must have raised the stakes


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