Broken Vases and Bruised Faces – Poetry

9/14/17

Broken vases and bruised faces

My minds racing…

How the hell did we end up here

My mind took a rest, granting my heart the wheel

Unaware that she still wasn’t ready to steer

They crashed, landing in love with the devil in disguise

Charming guy…

But then I noticed a shift in his actions

Although my brain signaled red flags,

My heart… she was already attached

So when he took of his mask, I sat back, while the tears dripped down my face

And as he raised up his hand,

My reaction was not the reaction I told myself it’d be if ever I was hit by a man

 He put his mask back on as I sat quietly

Confused, bruised

I kept it to myself because I was ashamed…

And to top it off,

I forgave him, convincing myself this was a one time thing

But here we are again and as he takes off his mask

I catch a glimpse of his red eyes

Realizing what was next, the damaged woman in me met him with a surprise…

Broken vases and bruised faces

My minds racing…

Remembering how we ended up here

Photo Creds: Photo by lilartsy on Unsplash

3 thoughts on “Broken Vases and Bruised Faces – Poetry

  1. Hi!

    I am a survivor and this really resonates with me. I would love to reblog this on my site. It would publish on a Sunday (my guest blogger day) with two prominent links back to this blog site each pointing to different pages and would also publish on Tumblr and Twitter.

    Further, I would love to use the photo if you have it available with usage rights and photographer information as the feature photo to go along with it. Otherwise, I will select a photo that I feel will be the right fit for the poem.

    For more information please visit https://memeesmusings.com/2014/12/19/disclaimer-for-sunday-callers/

    I look forward to hearing from you!

    ☀ Memee

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    1. Hi! Yes, you can reblog this on your site. Also, the featured image is from Unsplash, a site that offers free photos and encourages users to give credit to the photographer. I just realized I forgot to credit the photo! I’ll try to go back and find the photographers information on Unsplash.

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