Writingpoetry

[ Join Free! ]
(No Spam mail)

dotsdots
nav
  • RolePlay
  • Join Us
  • Writings
  • Shoutbox
  • Community
  • Digg Mashup
  • Mp3 Search
  • Online Education
  • My Youtube
  • Ear Training
  • Funny Pics
  • nav



    nav
  • Role Play
  • Piano Music
  • Free Videos
  • Web 2.0
  • nav



    << | >>
    poetry


    dots Submission Name: Pillow of Feardots
    --------------------------------------------------------





    Author: Desi
    Elite Ratio:    3.88 - 210/151/34
    Words: 82
    Class/Type: Poetry/Misc
    Total Views: 474
    Average Vote:    5.0000
    Bytes: 589



    Description:
       


    Make the font bigger!! Double Spacing Back to recent posts.

    dotsPillow of Feardots
    -------------------------------------------


    Just a kid growing up,
    house, white picket fence,
    neighbors all about.

    No one hears,
    the cries and screams
    then muted sounds of a
    battered mothers
    pain?

    Someone does,
    from under a pillow
    muffled sounds
    of a child weeping
    and afraid.

    Wanting to help,
    to make it stop.
    Frozen in time,
    not wanting to hear,
    my dear Mother's tears.

    I lay under my pillow
    of fear.










    Submitted on 2005-11-01 19:58:22     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
    Submissions: [ Previous ] [ Next ]

    Rate This Submission

    1: >_<
    2: I dunno...
    3: meh!
    4: Pretty cool
    5: Wow!




    ||| Comments |||
      This is neat. I'm going to read over this like several times before a full comment. (I almost always have to do that, especially with stuff I like in particular. )
    | Posted on 2010-09-07 00:00:00 | by coloredstone | [ Reply to This ]
      Sorry to hear of your anguish. Hope it hasn't ruined your life. You've expressed the "pain" suffered by more than just the victim, but by children who witness it, and you've done it in an original way. This is different than the usual "abuse" poem. You give it from the child's point of view, and show how they suffer too. Your "Pillow of Fear" becomes a symbol, for the quiet endurance of pain-filled children's hearts.

    Favorite lines:

    "Someone does,
    from under a pillow"

    This is the center of this poem. The witness is terrified too. The pain spreads to all involved. A very fresh approach to showing the nastiness that is spousal abuse. Thanks for posting it.

    Phil
    | Posted on 2005-11-03 00:00:00 | by phil askew | [ Reply to This ]
      I think that this was well written.
    you really portrayed the feelings well, very sad.
    I really liked how you used the pillow as the basis for the write, very creative as silentdeath said.

    'No one hears,
    the cries and screams
    then muted sounds of a
    battered motherís
    pain?'

    I think this was the best part..
    you talk about a normal place with people all around, yet no one can hear?
    It is sad.

    You did a great job on this, very touching.
    take care
    ~jennifer
    | Posted on 2005-11-02 00:00:00 | by joy7542 | [ Reply to This ]
      I cannot even imagine the pain.

    You primarily use the auditory sense, and I think that focusing on hearing, and nothing else, really brought out a strength and an emotion in this poem.
    | Posted on 2005-11-01 00:00:00 | by Aaron Felix | [ Reply to This ]
      this was a good topic that really doens't get enough attention for how much of a problem it is...my ex-BF's dad was pretty much the same way...:( only he got in the way...when he was 4. but this was very descriptive and full of emotion and imagry...good use of the whole pillow idea...very creative:) keep writing.
    good write.
    Peace
    | Posted on 2005-11-01 00:00:00 | by silent_death12 | [ Reply to This ]

    Be kind, take a few minutes to review the hard work of others <3
    It means a lot to them, as it does to you.

    Song of Fright written by helenastorm13
    New Arrivals written by Wolfwatching
    Morning Commute written by CrypticBard
    MBP 7.15.94 written by Indaleco
    In the Garden written by Wolfwatching
    About Me and Then About You written by Anixancy
    one-sided first love intentions written by MyPeriodical
    Mistake written by TheAirWeBreathe
    Philosophic thoughts on Religion written by Anatta
    Betrayal written by keestu
    untitled written by Crestfallenman
    Model immigrant written by nolram
    "Happiness" written by LightningAngel
    I write this for you written by PrettyHeart
    Insecure thoughts of her written by theinforment
    Blessing written by Ramneet
    Breaking Through written by kase
    Recovery written by Dead Bell
    Stages of Love written by helenastorm13
    Cheshire Grin written by Passionbyapathy
    ANNIE MCPHEE written by hanuman
    Surface Deep written by Zanitystar
    Pinkie Promise written by etheror
    Say written by jeniecel
    Clover written by Mepo
    I was molested. written by PopRocksRae
    Echoes written by TheAirWeBreathe
    woman written by badliver
    All of us are Hypocrites written by TheAirWeBreathe
    Let Yourself Go (Just Breathe) written by Zanitystar

    Google
     


    poetry

    dotsLogindots

    User Name:

    Password:

    [ Quick Signup ]
    [ Lost Password ]


    January 10 07
    131,497 Poems
    Posted

    I have 14,000+ Subscribers on Youtube. See my Video Tutorials

    [ Angst Poetry ]
    [ Cutters ]
    [ Famous Poetry ]
    [ Poetry Scams ]



    FontSize:
    [ Smaller ] [ Bigger ]
     Poetry
    This user has been inactive for more than 5 days.