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Like a shadow without a voice
Like poison meant to shutter
You’d rather see me in tatters.

I, your ornamental pleasure by night
Unpaid servant by day.
Watching over your assets
Being a punching bag for your sorrows.

I, expected to stay mum in the decisions you make
And yet pay full circle for their outcome.
Burying myself to let your ego live on
Acquiring imbecility to let your vanity grow.
And I continue to mourn a loss your ‘enlightened’ self
cannot even begin to fathom.
As I wonder what went wrong in ‘Happily ever after.’

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  1. Date: 5/26/2013 9:05:00 PM

    Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week. Have yourself a beautiful Memorial Day, this Monday. God bless the ones who fought and keep on fighting. Always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 5/22/2013 6:26:00 PM

    Stunning portrayal of this plague on society. Dear girl, I bow to your talent and ability to tell the ugly stark truth so eloquently. Congratulations for being featured.

  1. Date: 5/22/2013 9:43:00 AM

    Very nice poem Vicky. I could sense the pain. My name is Jiril Clemons, check out some of my poetry, you might like it.

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 6:44:00 AM

    Congrats on being featured!This one moved me very much. You are a wordsmith for sure!

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 5:21:00 PM

    Great piece! I too can relate with the struggles and confusion of a questionable relationship. Nice write.

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 12:20:00 AM

    I can definitely relate. Nice poem.

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 11:46:00 AM

    Gripping pain and anguish at the loss of mutual regard in a relationship - you managed to bring it out strongly in this poem.

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 2:17:00 PM

    An emotional groan Vicky. True peotry bits the backbone swiftly and softly. Yours does. It's an intriguing report on an itching issue. May you do more in your life.

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 1:25:00 PM

    Lots of emotion in this excellent write....congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 2:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved win xx

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 5:55:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in the Susan's "Nailed or Failed"contest Vicky. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/6/2012 6:34:00 PM

    VICKY,, Congratulations with your wonderful win, In SUSAN'S contest. take care ;-) ~ Always PD