It Breaks Me

It Breaks Me

A Poem by Dhara_Ditzy Kat
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It breaks me to see myself with your eyes, dwell upon the assumptions you must have of me, to do unto me as you did, I often wonder.

It breaks me to know, I could be so meek in the face of such unprovoked outbursts, chagrin, squalls and misplaced thunder.

It breaks me to know, I could be so utterly giving into the hands of such incessant, self-entitled taking by another.

It breaks me to know, all of me given with every vehement ounce of me, couldn’t garner a response even roadside wenches evince from their labour class lovers.

It breaks me to know, it could have been different for me, had my skin tone been one of milk and not a mocha colour.

It breaks me to know, no matter what the affairs of the heart or the leanings of the soul, the superficial will always prevail over the deeper other.

It breaks me to know, there is a man out there who could commit a crime with such impunity and walk away as I scrub my own remnants off the bloodied floor, over and over.


© 2018 Dhara_Ditzy Kat


Author's Note

Dhara_Ditzy Kat
So said the man eater to those who ate her

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😕....they do it!
there's a thing in us girls...we're the most absorbent though no need to present proves each time....
Men are always protective...actually there are some costumes found at a market which are exactly similar to men...they are worn by beast or I shall say "beastwear"!!...
Jokes apart, you've done real great work dear Dhara...Be blessed :)


Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

12 Months Ago

Thank you Tahsin. I like the beastwear :) Maybe I'll go to the market today :) ;)



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Blimey... someone sure pissed you off... there are so many bigots out there, we must be the only species on this planet that holds unnecessary grudges whilst maintaining, and perpetuating prejudices, fears and ridiculous assumptions based on nothing but ignorance and inadequacy... I'm in your corner if ya need me... Now then, now that you got all that off ya chest and into the open.. I trust you feel so much better... AGT's Neville

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

11 Months Ago

too true.............cluttered hearts just get in the way... N :)
Dhara_Ditzy Kat

11 Months Ago

Irritants they are, there’s so much as that could be done better without them :)
Neville

11 Months Ago

indubitably....
It is very sad when preconceptions and abuse ruin a relationship and you are left with so much hurt and asking yourself " how could I let some one break me this way??

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

11 Months Ago

Oh! I correct myself Mrudula! Noted for all future reference. Thank you again.
Mrudula Rani

11 Months Ago

I wasn't correcting you Dhara, I was wallowing in nostalgia.
Dhara_Ditzy Kat

11 Months Ago

Oh ok Mrudula. 😄 Have a nice evening then!
Wow, I find this very powerful and moving, specially with the #MeToo movement catching fire in India. Your lines are visceral and laced with pain. The language is uniformly fantastic, truly elevating the content. Brilliant!

Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

11 Months Ago

Thank you Abdul Aziz. I really like your refreshing angle on this poem. Indeed, in the light of the .. read more
It's sad when human beings start defining things based on some factors and loose the originality of it. Criticising or considering someone degraded is something which will deteriorate one self as human.
I hope you don't get any more of Such bad experiences. May God bless you.
I commend you for your command over English and the peculiar way of representing it through fantastic words.

Posted 12 Months Ago


WOW! WOW! And WOW! This is very powerful & honest writing. I love the way you use repetition with the title line, very effective. You message reminds me of how we often focus critically on our own selves even when the other person is the one being unreasonable. The curse of the accommodating person. This is an original way to show how this feels from a fresh point of view (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

12 Months Ago

My self-appointed critic ensures I take more than my share of blame for any failure. I guess, its th.. read more
A lot of angst and pain in this roll-out of painful reflections on a destructive relationship. But I liked the underlying feeling of defiance, of being blooded but unbowed and there was a kind of satisfaction in pouring out vitriol on the abuser. I loved that powerful comparison with the roadside wenches.. and I was doubly sorry that anyone would despise the beauty of a mocha skin.

Good riddance to such scumbags, I say. Keep on purring.

Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

12 Months Ago

I hope I have not offended your feelings, Jibey. Yet I write from my experiences. I did feel a bit i.. read more
Jibey

12 Months Ago

No offence, I assure you. I loved it! Glad we agree!
Dhara_Ditzy Kat

12 Months Ago

Thanks a lot for the reassurance :)
fourth line/verse is the pivot point says i ... the turn ... social commentary subtle yet sharp ... the issue raised and re-raised ... i'm afraid much of it is harming the reality of abuse of women by men ... smart perspective Kat ... putting the reading in the protagonist who sees herself from "his" eyes ...i think the repetition works especially well in this one ... i watched and listened to Hillary Clinton yesterday ...on the news ...defending Bill ... saying that him having sex with Monica was not abuse of power .... i am bewildered by that statement ...the mere fact that one is the boss and the other the hired makes it abuse of power in my mind ... oh well ...the winds blow ...the night gives way to sunrise eh!? .. fantastic poem ... solid strong statement ...love the voice and the speaker inside the eyes of another ..
E.

Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

12 Months Ago

This poem was basically written for those with the proverbial speck in the eye attitude for others, .. read more
Einstein Noodle

12 Months Ago

leads me to think of the speaker as the speck ;)))) now there is another story ..i am the speck in y.. read more
😕....they do it!
there's a thing in us girls...we're the most absorbent though no need to present proves each time....
Men are always protective...actually there are some costumes found at a market which are exactly similar to men...they are worn by beast or I shall say "beastwear"!!...
Jokes apart, you've done real great work dear Dhara...Be blessed :)


Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

12 Months Ago

Thank you Tahsin. I like the beastwear :) Maybe I'll go to the market today :) ;)
Serious emotions emitted within this intense piece.I feel the broken .
torment and bitterness expressed...always good to purged ones feelings
The hurt and pain..flush it out..nice work Dhara..


Posted 1 Year Ago


Dhara_Ditzy Kat

1 Year Ago

Thank you muchly, Fran Marie :)
"...one of your best..." smiled the goblin in passing, then adding "...men are not what they were, then mostly they're either cowards who don't approach or beasts who do..."

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dhara_Ditzy Kat

1 Year Ago

Thank you goblin (smiles) It doesn’t pain me, this thing about men. I’m my own cat. I love mysel.. read more

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