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Pain Spouse Abuse
by Linda M Hill

Sunday, August 24, 2003

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I hear you at the door
Haven't you hurt me enough
Do you want to hit me again
Do you want to play rough
Does it make you feel powerful
To beat me this way
Your anger overwhelmes you
And I have to pay

Does it make you more of a man
To make me feel small
When you see blood on my face
Does it make you stand tall
When flesh meets flesh
Does it give you a thrill
Does it make you a big man
No matter how I feel

Does it make your ego soar
To lower my self esteem
Do you get a high
From listening to me scream
Do you think you're God
As you beat me again
The most painful scars you give
Come from within

Linda Hill 2003

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Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 8/27/2003
A realistic picture. Excellent.
Reviewed by Karen Dunn 8/25/2003

Karen Dunn
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan 8/25/2003
Such a sad write, but so powerfully written.
Reviewed by John Bidwell 8/25/2003
Wow this is difficult to read.
It is so sad to know that absolute hell is just the normal routine for some people.
This poem is telling it like it is, but whoever would strike a spouse is probably beyond reason.
What a precious heart you have Linda.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/25/2003
Powerful write!
Reviewed by Glenna Cancilla (Reader) 8/25/2003
This is a wonderful write.
I love the ending as it is 100% the truth..
"The most painful scars you give
Come from within"
Great write here with a wonderful message.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/24/2003
Oh!! hit home with this one...ben there...know the feeling...the scars are so deep within...they are much bigger that the one that meets the eye!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 8/24/2003
Well spoken painfilled write Linda...really grabs you hard! ~Z~
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 8/24/2003
This piece was extremely well written. It makes one more understanding of the many hatred things in our current lives.
Nicely Done!

Reviewed by Tami Ryan 8/24/2003
A painful, powerful write, Linda. So very well done!

Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 8/24/2003
Oh Linda,
This one I can relate all
to well to this is excellent emotion and
message dear friend.
lady peg
Reviewed by Julie Donner Andersen 8/24/2003
Oh Linda...This one really touched a nerve and spoke to my heart. Your last line was the clincher...and the most true line of all. Excellent poem...I recommend sending it in to a contest. A hands-down winner.

Julie :)
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 8/24/2003
A great write Linda on such a bitter subject. You've a wonderful heart.

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