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Today I wonder, 
Wonder why?
You hit me in the eye, 
you made me cry.

My eyes are brown,
Now they're black and blue.
Is that what I get for loving you?

My lips are pink, now they're bloody red.
Is that what I get!!!
Do you wish I were dead?

My teeth are white, 
I just lost three, 
Is that what I get over a little fight? 
I see a smile underneath,
I see you leaving with the police.
I finally got rid of you.
I can't believe I waited, 

NOTE: True story, I finally did the right thing and called the cops

Copyright © SKAT A

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  1. Date: 5/27/2015 6:54:00 PM
    i love this one...

  1. Date: 5/17/2015 4:20:00 AM
    I was deeply moved by this poem. So sorry to know you went through so much. I admire you for the courage you had to get out of it by calling the police. Thank you for sharing this heartfelt write. 7

  1. Date: 4/24/2015 11:57:00 AM
    Congratulations for your piece being featured in the PS page Skat!!!! :-)

  1. Date: 4/23/2015 3:09:00 AM
    oh Skat I am so sorry you had to go through this abuse poor you. good on you for getting police congrats on being featured hugs 7

  1. Date: 4/22/2015 7:41:00 AM
    Sk,Wow so sorry,you went trough this,people take heed in your wise words,eye opening and a Learning experience thanks ..tonytocaa

  1. Date: 6/20/2014 6:05:00 PM
    Good for you! Skat.. One thing I hate.. Hugs my friend.. Arlene..

  1. Date: 5/16/2014 10:47:00 AM
    SKAT, this is beautiful, but in life a lot people would say that you were crazy. Most people don't understand the power of love, but when you come to the decision enough is enough, that when you obtain the power to let go. Glad u did,

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 9:48:00 PM
    Skat Sorry this happened to you, but so glad you are out of a bad situation. Your poem is very powerful and deep. Thank you for the nice comment on my Mirrors poem.

  1. Date: 4/10/2014 11:44:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win... and the courage to do what you did...

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 9:30:00 AM
    Amazingly strong ! Great poetry my dear friend SKAT ! Congrats on great win !

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 9:19:00 AM
    Glad you had the strength and courage to leave an abusive relationship Skat...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 8:50:00 AM
    Until I came to the end I would not have thought that you were writing from personal experience. Abuse can never be tolerated. Congrats for being strong and brave.....and for the fine placing, too :) // paul

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 7:47:00 AM
    wew!! ..I'm sorry, Skat. . This one hit me so much!! ..yes like a bullet shoot to my brain!!... And my heart is dying to know that this is something real in life...and it's your story.. :'O(( No! .. Brave soul... WE must stand UP and be STRONG... Congratulations my dearest friend.!!. :~)) YOU WERE RIGHT!!!

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 4:14:00 AM
    A very moving poem coming in like a missile. Heartfelt congrats and the write and the win. Dutch Greetings Elly

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 2:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in my contest Skat. smiles and hugs Verlena

  1. Date: 4/5/2014 7:53:00 AM
    Woah...I loved this poem because it is so beautifully penned. I could actually feel the pain by this person. Beautiful write.

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 6:21:00 AM
    waoh!!!.... this is simple and extremely beautiful. ut held me till I read it to the end because it looked so real.. good job skat.

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 9:24:00 AM
    Painfully told the truth, Skat. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 6:24:00 AM
    Wow! Powerful piece. Congrats on your win

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 5:38:00 PM
    These are very powerful words, SKAT. I admire the poets who are not afraid to tell it like it is, and your last two lines say it all. Great write! Congratulations on your win, as well!...Thank you for the kind congrats on my poem. :)