Poetry: Nightmare Trauma

*** Trigger warning ***

By Monica C. Voskamp

 

Frozen pillar of femininity,

Stuck in time

Stuck in a memory

Of evil haunting.

 

Broken spell,

Touch of love

Poison gushing

Woman melting

Gasping for air.

 

Years of pain hidden

Now over taking,

Wounded woman reliving,

Rape.

 

Gentle presence whispering

Holding her steady

As woman’s fragility

Shatters without warning.

 

Quiet presence listening

Screams releasing

Watching her nightmare

Resurface all over again.

 

Woman unfrozen

Woman broken

Woman reliving

Tragedy.

 

Nightmare trauma,

Cruel suffering

To live it not once

But all over again.

Always hope. Always believe. Always love. ❤

*Photo Credit: Photo by Jachan DeVol on Unsplash

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