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Child Abuse Poems | Examples of Child Abuse Poetry

Child Abuse Poems - Examples of all types of child abuse poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for child abuse.
Premium Member The Gaza Lottery
Look up to the sky will you live or will you die? is a lottery you see we the west dropping aid pretty and adorable exploding bombs the grandest casino of war will we save you? even so not for long you will...Read the rest...
Categories: allah, bible, child abuse,
Form: Free verse

The black duck
If only she knew what it was or where it lay , The stain in her being, body, and soul. A mark that all seem to notice or even point out, She walked burdened with the...Read the rest...
Categories: child abuse, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
DID nightmare
DID NIGHTMARE having Did is not all that’s cracked up to be. Having to try to remember what you did, day to day Having people say “ I wish I had DID” because when I don’t want to...Read the rest...
Categories: abuse, anger, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
Sold To be sold by the people Who were supposed to love you To be sold at Just 9 years old For alcohol and laughs To be sold Day after day Why fight? To be sold by people Who were supposed to...Read the rest...
Categories: child abuse, abuse, angst, betrayal, child
Form: Free verse
I do not forgive you
I am skin, I am bone My vessel all alone My heart, it is broken as it stays inside it’s tomb Breaking Through, breaking out Well, it’s all I want to do I’ve left bruises and scratches Hollowed out my chest Waiting...Read the rest...
Categories: abuse, anger, child abuse,
Form: Free verse

Tortured soul
Dear God What more do you want from me the Brain You gave me wants me dead Dear God I dont Know What more to do I'm tired I don’t have it In me anymore Dear God Please just take me Bring me home I...Read the rest...
Categories: child abuse, dark, depression,
Form: Free verse
Cursed I was cursed from the moment. The sperm hit the egg that laid inside my mother’s womb I was cursed with the DNA from both sides of the family. I stood no chance born into...Read the rest...
Categories: betrayal, child abuse, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seized Incognito
Inked Confession Innocence stolen Defending my elders extremism Fields of olives, roots never sowed by me Dagger dripping red Inch by inch the watermelons are mine Dancing in glee, I bury tiny white robes and red stains Forever blind to, denying all...Read the rest...
Categories: abuse, child abuse, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
What About Me?
I sit and look at my Father, His silent cries when he looks at his daughter, In the darkness of the night, Battling the tribulations so that we could unite. I can sense his fear as he sips his...Read the rest...
Categories: child abuse, betrayal, birth, child, child
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Won’t you
With the sky turning gray today Won’t you come and take me away from this place Won’t you Won’t you take me away Turn my fears away Won’t you Won’t you take me away To the light Above Won’t you I...Read the rest...
Categories: angst, anxiety, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
The parallel life of a woman
To be a woman: Is to search your...Read the rest...
Categories: analogy, child abuse, father,
Form: Free verse
In the cool of the morning, He walks in the garden, Calling for those he has made To punish them For what they cannot know or understand They hear his voice And tremble, For he has taught them well To fear what is “good,” And...Read the rest...
Categories: allegory, allusion, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Forgotten
Who are the forgotten? Those hidden in the shadows of others. The poor, The broken, The widows, The orphans, Those not wanted by others, Those that are cast aside, Those overlooked, Some people see the forgotten but rather not. Some see the...Read the rest...
Categories: child abuse, cry, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stolen Innocence
I remember how the rose moon drizzled gold, when stars within your eyes danced, flickering pearls, curating a carnival of dreams untold~ while heavy skies unveiled tuscan truth, that twirls. But am I to swim through syllables of grief, for...Read the rest...
Categories: angst, child abuse, deep,
Form: Rispetto
I tremble before you, my vying emotion I thought I could be loved with complying emotion My mirror used to love my sight there is no more of that undying emotion Neglect tore at me, scattering me into shards This...Read the rest...
Categories: child abuse, hurt, mental
Form: Ghazal

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