To My Perpetrator

Can you see me?
I am right here
Before you.
(Inside you).
I have not
Really changed.
Except maybe a little
On the outside.
I am still
That little girl
Whose trust
You took away
So you might have
Some pleasure-day
And play
With her
Mind and Body
In Secret.
‘No One Should
Ever Know.’
You would
Always say.
I thought it
Strange that way.
You’d say,
‘Everyone can play
That way,
But only special
Little girls could
Ever get to play
The way
~Pauline Harris
originally written and published in the 1990s

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. mukul chand
    Jun 10, 2016 @ 14:30:02

    great poem


  2. Bojenn
    Jun 23, 2016 @ 20:04:39

    You are a special little girl… Great poem… It speaks volumes


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