The End

***This is not an indication of how I am feeling. I got the first line and the rest flowed through.***

Tides of crimson
washing over
absolving the sins
that father visited upon me.
No matter the tears cried
pleas
begging
desperation
I was ignored
rejected
kept close by a man
who thought to rape
destroy
raze
my inner self
so I did only what I could.
Tendons shredded
veins split
watch the blade slice in
blood welling
tears flowing
this is how it ends.
Oct. 21/18
Photo by Stephany Lorena on Unsplash

Shunned

Spirals of fear
spin through my mind
hypnotizing
enamoring me
so that I do not see the monster
creeping close.
I feel his hot putrid breath
caress my neck
hackles raising
my hand tightening
I had sworn this would not happen again.
Slimy
filth encrusted lips
brush my ear
shrill scream wrenched from my body.
Whirling
I bring the sword down
cleaving the monster in two
puff
gone
in a flash of smoke
it had never been there.
Nightmare
same
night after night
wishing I could find respite
knowing that it will never find me
eternally I shall be shunned.
Sept. 6/18