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she burns dinner  
and forgets to press his shirt - -
two black eyes

For Susan’s Abuse contest

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  1. Date: 4/27/2014 12:19:00 PM
    jack So few words but very powerfully emotional. You captured the readers attention and heart. Thank you for the great comment on my Graveyard poem.

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 9:33:00 PM
    Dear Jack, wow.. this is a very touching subject. Many will read this and relate to this kind of abuse or other forms of abuse. God, bless us all, especially the one's who found the strength in knowing we are not alone..... Congratulations, in Susan's "ABUSE" contest... Goodnight **PD

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 9:32:00 PM
    Jack, A deep winning poem of abuse. Congratulations, *Luv ~ SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 4:25:00 PM
    Sad truth for many who suffer in fear and sience, Jack. Great job as always and another for the Winners' List, I'm sure. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 5/13/2013 9:05:00 AM
    a lifetime of pain in three lines Jack. So sad. Love, Kathy

  1. Date: 5/13/2013 7:14:00 AM
    oh my , Jack. I think Susan is really gonna go for this one!!! And especially how you used "black eyes" in it. haha

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 6:07:00 PM
    This is such a sad but sometimes very true poem my friend! I hate it when things like this happens, it make me very angry when there are men that do this to their wives or anyone for that matter, but especially to women! This is a phenomenal poem Jack, such a tremendous piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 3:44:00 PM
    yikes! you've managed to tell a whole story in just a few lines - bravo!

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 12:57:00 PM
    That's life for some... good Haiku, Jack... good luck in the contest... Terry

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 10:31:00 AM
    In my opinion, this stark reality is a home run for the contest. It vividly paints the picture of abuse