Ray Mather

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Domestic Violence - Poem by Ray Mather

The first time that he hit her
It took her breath away
A sudden act of violence
She didn’t know what to say
Later he was sorry
He couldn’t be nice enough
His usual loving self
Leaving would be tough
And so she stayed
And braved the blows
And no longer felt it strange
And so the cycle grows and grows
A violent person doesn’t change

© Ray Mather 2007

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  • Margaret O Driscoll (8/6/2015 4:19:00 PM)

    Concise and accurate, well done! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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