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Hidden Pain ~~~ A Poem

Hidden Pain


She looks but doesn’t see

the hurt she dishes out with words

careless words spoken without thought

she doesn’t care


He agrees to everything

the anger stays hidden deep inside

words are not spoken for hours, days, weeks, years

Yet, he doesn’t miss the hurt the child receives


The small heart is broken, shattered, torn

words spoken so carelessly taken so far deep inside

tears fall silently, never seen by the woman who caused them

never-failing to try to make her change her mind


A woman hurting, even after a lifetime

wondering again as the hurt resurfaces countless times

tears falling inside to wet the damaged soul

asking the same old question that never got answered


Why did she dislike me so?