Ann Alexander


Ann Alexander Poems

1. Didn'T Hurt 5/14/2005
2. Indifference Day 5/14/2005

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Didn'T Hurt

I remember the moment when
I gave up hitting my child.

She was two years old. She was roaring wild.
It was midnight, toad cold,

And oh, I was desperate. Aching tired,
though tired is hardly the word
for the flaking, disintegrating state I was in.

If you don't shut up, I said,
I'll give you a smack. She didn't. I did.
Crack.

She wouldn't cry. There were no tears.
Instead she looked at me as if
I were her bitter foe. She said
Didn't hurt.

So I hit her again, only harder.
Still no tears. Her eyes stretched wide.
Didn't hurt,...

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