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A Victim's Promise?
by Dave Harm

Saturday, September 30, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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days offer no solace
nights bring no relief
depressed by lies
cold shoulders from stories told

promises made but never kept
in a house of babble
words have no meaning
illusions perceived
as ultimate truths

reality is real
leave the high horse
no need to build up
something that doesn't exist

fueled by insecurity
looking for comfort
from a pat on the back
and an unseen imagine in a mirror

driving people insane
by games played and hearts broken
kicking them aside
like yesterday's garbage

justification comes
by the role of the victim
one heart may be healed
while dozens are destroyed

manipulative games
created from dysfunctional needs
so much energy wasted
in a hell self-created

a victim, a martyr
a toxic life
where escape is possible
bud sadly ...
not requested

(c)2006 Dave Harm

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Reviewed by Barbara Henry 10/23/2009
Great work! The speaker's tone is so convincing.

Is there a specific reason why lines have no end punctuation?

To your continued success/

Barbara Henry
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/30/2006
Intense in it's agenda and realism of life, whether the victim is suffering from physical, sexual or mental abuse...the pain is never ending and all encompassing. You have captured this so well.

Reviewed by Sherry Heim 9/30/2006
Excellent poem, Dave.
Take care,
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/30/2006
Touching piece!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 9/30/2006
I found so much connection in this, Dave. Well expressed. Keep writing! (smiles)


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