General Poetry posted May 22, 2020


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A 3-6-9 poem about domestic violence.

Mama's Defense

by Amanda Louise Davis


The author has placed a warning on this post for violence.
Spilling booze
lit my daddy's short fuse.
It's hard to tell just what he might do.

Rage and hate.
Flying fists, breaking plates.
I hide, worried about all our fates.

Mama's done.
She yells to me to run.
This time she'll protect us with his gun.


3-6-9 Poem contest entry
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