Silenced Victims

Helpless Abused
Forced to submit
Ashamed Accused
of wanting it
Victim gets blame
for naming name
and gains more pain

© Stephen W. Buchanan 2022

Victim Connect National Hotline Resources https://victimconnect.org/resources/national-hotlines/

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

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The Roads Travelled

When all is said
and all is done
we’ll all be dead
or all rerun
Fortunately
for you and me
there’s future new

© Stephen W. Buchanan 2022

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

Hey! My daughter Bee has an Etsy site for “Hand sewn decorative items” – RaccoonStitches! Please check it out!