PTSD Survivor Poetry, by Kelly LaForet

Wrapping up our celebration of National Poetry Month, this week’s PTSD poem comes from Kelly LaForet….

Does he push a little too hard?
Does he yell a little too loud?
Does he make excuses for himself?
Is his ego a little too proud?

You lie to defend him because he loves you
or so he claims.
But when he’s having a bad day
is it you that he blames?

You can walk away,
life is waiting so skip the excuse.
It’s time to take a stand,
it’s time to end his abuse.


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