Dolan Doran

Rookie (June 24 1993.)

Abuse - Poem by Dolan Doran

laying in bed,
half in, half out...
the dream realm just
out of my reach.

my window open,
the darkness encroaching
I try to encourage the
breeze to wipe away
my tears.

laying naked,
feeling used.
the bruisese darkening
on my chest and side.

How can your “love” hurt so much?
How can you dare call this love?
Why did you do this?
Why do I let you?

Finally sleep takes me
away; pain fades;
a minor throb in the
back of my mind.

No more pain.
No more fear.
It’s over.
You have no
power over me.

I embrace the darkness.
revel in the black.
It’s over.
No white lights.
No angels to
lead my home.
Just blackness.

My breath leaves in a puff.
It’s over.
My body relaxes.
I guess he hit
one to many times.

Comments about Abuse by Dolan Doran

  • (2/20/2009 2:37:00 PM)

    Very graphic imagery, Very well written and very disturbing Poem. (Report) Reply

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  • (2/2/2009 10:52:00 AM)

    this is a very good poem well done. i know that feeling its horrible. hope your doing better now? (Report) Reply

  • (1/31/2009 5:44:00 PM)

    Powerful poetry. Amazing job. Please continue writing! (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (1/18/2009 9:42:00 PM)

    The breath leaves the body........the woofing last wind brings along the rusted memories, for good.Nice writes Dolan. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 18, 2009

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