alphosina ilunga


Beast - Poem by alphosina ilunga

I thought I was imagining things that night
I thought I was imagining those sounds
Those sounds of beating
I thought it was just my head playing games
But what I did not know was it was there
Right there those sounds of beating came from behind that very door
But today I saw it all
He with anger all over his face and fetches a belt
He trying to beat me but she trying to defend her does the wrong move
I see him trying to beat her with that belt that was meant for me
Me standing to witness this
Hot tears rolling down my red cheeks
Never had I thought he would do this
But he has shown me the kind of beast he is
Me praying to the lord to keep her strong
As I saw those tears roll down her cheeks my heart burned with anger
Never had I thought it would happen in my house
Little one screaming for her safety
Me, well there was nothing I could do but stand.

Topic(s) of this poem: abuse


Comments about Beast by alphosina ilunga

  • Chinedu Dike (4/28/2018 11:08:00 AM)

    A well thought out poem. You vividly describe the ugly nature of physical abuse with clarity of thought and mind. Thanks for sharing Alphosina. (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (4/27/2018 5:43:00 AM)

    He with anger all over his face and fetches a belt
    He trying to beat me but she trying to defend her does the wrong move
    I see him trying to beat her with that belt that was meant for me.... beast in his real form appeared...... thank u deare poetess for this poem....... tony
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  • Naila Rais (4/26/2018 9:30:00 AM)

    So sad.... This world is of no use for me.... But you keep courage...10
    Naila
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018



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