a faceless earthworm
twists its impaled body
round and round
cold man made steel
taken from her mother
when she was just a child
she was given to strangers
who never heard her cry
small and defenseless
when i grow up
I am going to be a big and strong
She lays here, battered beyond recognition.
Her clothes are torn—not really what she is.
She feels your eyes wander down her broken body
and your touch upon her shoulders. She cries,