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I Want...

December 31, 2010
By LinaTroli GOLD, Montreal, Other
LinaTroli GOLD, Montreal, Other
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I want my eyes to be blinded,
Leaving me unable to see the horror
That these two people create
With their children in the next room.

I want my ears to be blocked,
Leaving me unable to hear the shrieks
Or the sound of breaking glass,
That explodes from their room.

I want my mouth to be stitched shut,
So that when others ask how things are,
I do not have to lie,
And say that everything is fine.

I want stronger legs,
Leaving me able to run away from this hell,
To a place where I can find peace
And never look back.

The author's comments:
This piece was not inspired by one specific event, but by how many children have parents that are unfit for the job, or that fight constantly.

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