What Have I Got to Lose?

*Trigger Warning* Themes of Abuse

Photo by Pasindu Pathiranage on Unsplash

I can’t do this without
a drink, to read your book
I am stuck in the rust you’re
trying to pull me out
I’m like a lock that won’t
open I’m like a door
that’s jammed shut. With
all you went through I
don’t believe I’m like you
I don’t believe I’m with you
in this nest of horrors, but
it’s your nest of horrors
not mine, mine has a veil
and trust me when I tell you
it wasn’t as bad, no one…

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Passionate about poetry; mine is a work in progress. I’m an editor who reads a lot, but when I read in my free time, I don’t change a word. Love to paddleboard!

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Jane Smallwood

Jane Smallwood

Passionate about poetry; mine is a work in progress. I’m an editor who reads a lot, but when I read in my free time, I don’t change a word. Love to paddleboard!