Abuse

Abuse

A Poem by Matthew Kult

Abuse 

By 

Jayden DeVoir

I love you.
But I only feel pain.
Scars left black and blue.
I am your property to detain

Long ago, I was a free spirit.
Desired to be in your arms.
Now, I fear it.
Took off all your masks and charms.

I WANT TO BE! A bird in the sky
Spreading my wings and fly!
The Clouds will become my new home.
Forever ME, free to soar and roam!

I WANT TO BE! A cat on the run
Out in the sun, living life full of fun!
The streets will become my new home.
Forever ME, free on all four and roam!

Live in shame.
A shell of what I wanted to be.
I'm your cause, your blame.
Hiding away, scared to truly see.

I love you
But scars are all I have to gain
From beatings that leave me black and blue.
Punishing me with all your disdain.

I WANT TO BE! A bird in the sky
Spreading my wings and fly!
The clouds will become my new home.
Forever ME, free to soar and roam!

I WANT TO BE! A cat on the run
Put in the sun, living life full of fun!
The streets will be my new home.
Forever ME, free on all four and roam!

All I can do is wait and cry,
For the day you go too far and I die.





© 2017 Matthew Kult



Author's Note

Matthew Kult
Something deeply personal to me. As an outsider looking in, I am not sure I could really touch the pure emotions. I only hope I have done this piece some justice. So please tear it up, rip it apart, let me know how you feel

With Love,

Jayden

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FEA
Wow put a deep poetic for that really speaks. You some don't get the chance to span and see. They live that life crying in seconds to see. I saw this as a child and I can never forget the day. I think was 12 the day I faced my Dad after my head was slammed in a building for buying a motorcycle didn't run. I was told to take it back. He hit me that day but I broke free and hit him back and took off running. I remember I ran so hard and stayed in my uncles barn that whole night. You did great and I truly loved reading:)

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Matthew Kult

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Thank you for the time and personal words. It means much and is appreciated.

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FEA

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Your very welcome



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I really like the flow and high jumps the poem takes and showing how one drowns in this s**t. What a penmenship done! I must appreciate it.
You did a great justice to it☺

Posted 3 Days Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Matthew Kult

3 Days Ago

Thank you kindly

Matthew
Profoundly tragic and intensely ominous.
Neither subject matter nor poem will not be easily forgotten.
A stunning creation!

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Matthew Kult

3 Days Ago

Thank you for the read. Much appreciated

Matthew
Your erotic work seems to inspire in you more inventive use of language. But the honesty of this piece reminds me of the emotions that grunge music from the nineties brings up. A feeling of loss, and a confidence of survival.

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Matthew Kult

4 Days Ago

Thank you for the time

Matthew
Very poetic and moving, nice work.

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Matthew Kult

5 Days Ago

Thank you

Matthew
The use of "I WANT TO BE" is poignant and helps drive each pivotal point home. I would work on strengthening the last two lines, drive it home, make it more raw.

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Matthew Kult

5 Days Ago

Thank you for taking the time and offering a suggestion. I will take it into consideration. Much a.. read more
Meaghan Rhymer

5 Days Ago

My pleasure!
A beautiful yet deeply sad poem which accounts for some poor victim.
I feel the emotional and physical pain this person must have endured.
Yes a free spirit is heaps better than a victim of abuse.
I know I've been there.
Great writing.😢

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Cyber Chick

1 Week Ago

My pleasure,I'll always have time for genuine souls like yourself 😊
Matthew Kult

1 Week Ago

You make me blush
Cyber Chick

1 Week Ago

Please don't,it's a given.
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FEA
Wow put a deep poetic for that really speaks. You some don't get the chance to span and see. They live that life crying in seconds to see. I saw this as a child and I can never forget the day. I think was 12 the day I faced my Dad after my head was slammed in a building for buying a motorcycle didn't run. I was told to take it back. He hit me that day but I broke free and hit him back and took off running. I remember I ran so hard and stayed in my uncles barn that whole night. You did great and I truly loved reading:)

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Matthew Kult

1 Week Ago

Thank you for the time and personal words. It means much and is appreciated.

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FEA

1 Week Ago

Your very welcome
The words. I love you, and I wont do it again come to mind. One will probably leave, or die. The other will find another to covet. Great write.

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Matthew Kult

1 Week Ago

Thank you for taking the time

Matthew
This was beautiful in many ways. You can really feel all the emotions in this. Thank you for putting this out there for all of us to read.

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Matthew Kult

1 Week Ago

Thank you for the kind words.

Matthew
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Gee
I thought only dogs would endure constant abuse but still remain faithful, loyal to the abuser. This tells me differently.
A well written but very sad piece Matthew

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Matthew Kult

1 Week Ago

Unfortunately some women won't leave. Its a sad reality.

Matthew

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