The error of her ways


 She sits and prays,

That her husband’s anger has died away,

 

She knows she is truly a disgrace,

For chatting to her ex-workmate,

 

When she should have been cleaning the house,

And keeping it in a perfect state,

 

So when he comes home from work today,

She will thank him through swollen lips on a black and blue face,

 

For pointing out the error of her ways,

So she will never make the same mistake.

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7 comments

    1. Thank you The Hook. It’s always great to get postive feedback mostly because when I started posting my poems I felt they were so dark they might scare readers away.

  1. Oh when I read this, I think to myself, see, what I experienced wasn’t so bad. I was always very thankful that he did not do this to me or the children….but then I always wished he had done it just once so that I could show the world, his family what he was capable of. I hope this is not about you, but I feel for this person. Beautifully written from soul.

    1. Thank you for sharing with me. No this is not about me I am blessed with a good partner but this piece came from an incident I witnessed recently. It broke my heart that the person in the condition she was in, could still blame herself.

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