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Generations Of Hate

Generations of Hate

eras of deceit
women hiding abuse
feeling their power
finding their muse

abusing others
passing it down,
an ocean of wrong
in which to drown.

covering it up with
generations of shame
out of which they
don't admit any blame

shifting it to
the victim instead,
it boggles the mind
sticking in the head.

these women warped
attacking the weak,
the powerless one
warned not to speak.

women of fury will try
to poison her soul
kill her young spirit
put her in a dank hole.

discovering poetry
has a voice all its own,
that can't be repressed
with words it will be shown.

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Such a personal piece and one I very much understand. The way you depict your internal struggle and pain through your writing leaves me feeling every bit of it. Favorite lines:

women of fury will try
to poison her soul
kill her young spirit
put her in a dank hole

We are a product of our DNA regardless of who raised us or how we are raised. Cycle breakers are the scary ones because we know how to survive. Excellent write :)

thank you! we are shaped by many things, as you have said. the funny thing is: they were like a bunch of chickens sensing a weakness in another and pecking it to death. in the end I turned out to be much stronger than the lot of them put together. most of them didn't survive the truth of their lifestyles.

*hugs, Cat

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You are amazing and a survivor! It takes a lot to break those cycles and curses!! So glad you did.

a three-pronged deal: emotional, physical and psychological, i don't know which was worst. but as they say (that which doesn't kill us makes us stronger) thanks for your kindness!

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considered property. I'd like to see anybody try to treat Susan that way lol.

absolutely. my money is on Susan!!!

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I would say your title has a reflection where I'm coming from. It mirrored the whole scenario.

Nicely written Cat!

"Poetic license
gives
the poets
the free will to
embroider a good tale
and deviate from the established rules of language"~Jackweb

thank you, Onyinyechi!

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What can I say? Love your poetry. I'm AWED. I'm reading all your poems and then some. Thank you for sharing.

Best Wishes Always,
Turbo1904

thank you, you honor me...

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