To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

A Poem by A. Hannah

Desheveled and silent.
The morning light shining through.
Curls and twists, in rats nest loops.
Softly sighing and rising in rhythm.
In rhyme, your heartbeats with mine.

Oh my Heart!
Oh, my Soul!
My life saver and light bringer...

Before...
Heavy darkened tempests,
Raged around me for five years!
Sapphire roaring...
On a swollen, mocked finger.

My scars invisible, sometimes still bleed.
Unknowingly, Unwanted, Unforeseen.

Then emptied, drained.
Gone was the all mighty,
Gone was the judge,
The jury,
My Executioner.

Alone it was quiet, I could move..
Slowly I found the numbness of the devil,
slipping away, losing grip on my soul....
No longer bound and chained to him.

How the righteous did scorn the decision I made for FREEDOM!!!!

Yet in you I found my breath.
In you I found my courage
In you, I, found a reason to THRIVE!!!
Arms raised high and
NOT
JUST
SURVIVE!

He...
Quells my anger,
Holds me tight,
Whispers I love you,
Within him, I know it's true..


© 2017 A. Hannah


Author's Note

A. Hannah
If you have ever suffered with or are currently dealing with Domestic Violence... reach out to me. I'll be your ear.

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Hopefully you have left you dark past behind you, and with “his” help and caring love you have found your soulmate and will be by his side forever. That is just a beautiful picture, and a beautiful future, Ashlee . . .

Posted 4 Years Ago


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4 Years Ago

Thank you Jerry, I did leave it behind, it still plagues me at times but whose past doesn't make rea.. read more
JerryB

4 Years Ago

You're right, of course, I know my past reappears frequently. I write about it. That's the ticket. I.. read more

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