When Conscience Is Ignored
He said those words, “I love you.”
In your heart you know he really means,
“I love myself, and I’m going to use you.”
I tried to tell you,
not to hurt you, but to help you.
Refusing to listen, you stopped
your ears and gave me a hard shove.
Now you’ve become a statistic
as tears flow from
your eyes - another teenage girl,
submitted for Standard Contest 180 sponsored by Brian Strand
Copyright © Carol Connell | Year Posted 2019