Tracy Craighead


Slander - Poem by Tracy Craighead

They bit hard with tongues
Left bleeding his soul
Silenced his spirit
Their hearts black as coal

Held him for hostage
Placing the blame
As they rejoice
He lies cold in his pain

Topic(s) of this poem: gossip, battle, hurt, pain, suffering, violence, anger

Form: Free Verse


Poet's Notes about The Poem

In response to deliberate slander, deliberate destruction, with no regard for human suffering. Indifference to humanity.

Comments about Slander by Tracy Craighead

  • James Joseph (12/14/2015 1:40:00 AM)


    You've touched upon an ugly truth we all endure from time to time. Well expressed (Report) Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (9/14/2015 10:19:00 PM)


    Your compassion shines in these words. Expressed so well. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 13, 2015



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