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The silent treatment

Stunned silence,
After that first sweet kiss,
Blissful silence,
Cuddled by love's soft fire,
Angry silence,
Something is amiss,
Endless silence,
Does he not tire?
Screaming in silence,
Breath choked to a hiss,
Shocked silence,
At the funeral pyre.
shayma_m
Written by shayma_m
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Author's Note
I escaped an abusive and violent relationship that lasted six years. The most difficult aspect of it was the psychological manipulation, gaslighting and silent treatment. I write about these as a...
I escaped an abusive and violent relationship that lasted six years. The most difficult aspect of it was the psychological manipulation, gaslighting and silent treatment. I write about these as a form of self-expression.
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