Domestic Abuse


D epression washed over their hearts,

O bsession always follows them every day,

M ind games leaving them frightened and bewildered,

E motions they are not allowed to feel,

S carring them for the rest of their lives,

T rapped inside a box of hatred and hurt,

I solated, losing friends and family,

C ruelty, coldness instead of love and security.


A ngry accusations stab like knives in their skin,

B roken on the inside and outside,

U seless to the ones they loved and cherished once,

S adness is a constant companion,

E very day is the same, an inescapable prison.

By Lola aged 11