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IT'S NOT OK

 
He doesn't hit, kick or punch me
he only calls me NASTY NAMES
so it doesn't matter what the KIDS hear
It's not domestic violence, it's just
his silly MIND GAMES

He doesn't hit, kick or punch me
he IGNORES me - like a child being scold
It's not domestic violence
maybe I need to be CONTROLLED

He doesn't hit, kick or punch me
he just TAKES the MONEY AWAY
It's not domestic violence
He's the man of the house, it's
his wage. I DON'T DESERVE
to have MY SAY

He doesn't hit, kick or punch me
he DEMANDS SEX every night
it is my DUTY, I GIVE IN because
I don't want to fight
It's not domestic Violence
I tell myself its ok as I
SUFFER WITH MY SILENCE

HE NOW SHOVES & SLAPS ME
but its not a closed FIST
it's not really domestic violence
he said HE'S SORRY, it only
happened cause he was PISSED

He PUNCHED me and HELD ME DOWN
my face a BLOODY MESS
I think it's DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
he never said he's sorry, he couldn't
CARE LESS

maybe I should tell someone
I'm worried about my kids and the
VIOLENCE that they've seen
Suddenly his HANDS around my neck
the lights fade out the last thing I hear
Is all my babies SCREAM

A woman is not a man's property
We are not objects to be owned
CONTROL, JEALOUSY or POSSESSION
is NOT LOVE but domestic violence
and we are POWERLESS IF CONDONED
             
                 IT'S NOT OK
TinaLouise
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