hostage

The reality of discovering
that I was only a hostage
made leaving that much easier.

Leaving wasn’t difficult,
or painful,
only frightening.

Starting over was more difficult.
Every day was hard
but every night was peaceful
and finally safe.

 


(c) 2020 BGeiger

 

 

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bgeiger

old lefty, wife, mom, grandma, opinionated ex-battered-wife

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