Treasure Island

Lucifera Santez

(4th feb / Belize)

Rape


Bruised, battered, broken and scared,
I lie on concrete,
My clothes torn,
My virginity burned,
For your pleasure,
On the altar of lust and deceit,
Unmoving, barely breathing,
my flesh a used commodity,
sullied are your hands from my blood,
filled I am with your repulsive seed.
My body holds no pleasure for you now,
I have been used and violated again and again,
You will dump me on some deserted road,
My survival, a constant pain,
I had few dreams too you know,
I too had planned my future,
Oh the dreams I had seen,
Of a loving husband and few adorable kids.
Now who will accept me,
When I am no longer the desired thing,
Who will want me?
When I have nothing to offer,
when for my future spouse,
my innocence wont sing,
you see how you have ruined my life,
I can no longer be mother,
Nor anyone's wife.
So yes I cry, even when there are no sobs,
No tears, no whimpers,
I cry for every thing I lost,
When you abused me,
When you gave me my treacherous fall,
Lying on floor,
When everything hurts,
I see you driving away,
Whistling under your breath,
For you its normal,
You would trick someone else tomorrow,
She too would plead to spare her,
Spare her these sorrows,
But you would do it again,
Throwing her body somewhere,
Pleasuring yourself,
While the newspapers would run the story,
Story of another rape.

Submitted: Friday, October 18, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 18, 2013

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  • Ed Nigma (2/16/2014 5:44:00 PM)

    A very real conveyance of a of truth not often spoken enough. I would invite you to read my poem called God's Schedule as it deal with the very same topic but from a different angle. Thanks for sharing this fine piece, Allan Gerard~ (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (1/2/2014 9:25:00 PM)

    I had few dreams too you know,
    I too had planned my future, , , , burning rage...10

    future spoiled
    chances not availed
    earned bad shame
    whom to blame? (Report) Reply

  • Andy C (12/6/2013 2:02:00 AM)

    I think you spoke a brutal truth. This poem disturbed me. It is very very good poetry about a horrid event. I can't say any more except you made a picture I didn't want to see. (Report) Reply

  • Om Chawla (12/3/2013 9:27:00 AM)

    A truly blunt and powerful write. The tragedy is that perpetrators of such acts gloat over their horrendous acts.
    I have also written about the fate of such a victim in my poem 'Cry of a soul'. (Report) Reply

  • Tony Karas (12/1/2013 6:17:00 AM)

    Wow! How terrible! Powerful in it's resentment and loss! If this is experience talking I am so sorry for you. (((HUGE HUG))) (Report) Reply

  • Albert Andrews (11/26/2013 8:26:00 AM)

    I am speechless! I am sure the other readers would also. I am feeling the pain as your every word dig deeper into my heart. Well written, great job. I hope this piece of your work will go a far way. Well done Lucifera. (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu (11/26/2013 6:46:00 AM)

    This poem really hit the issue well. This is the best poem on RAPE I have read. Great work. Kudos. Keep writing (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (11/2/2013 12:44:00 PM)

    Is dis personal? Yeah just another rape story of millions but yor poem is crafted in a splendid touching poetic awesome style! Kudos. Do review my latest poem 'weakr sex scaredy cat'. (Report) Reply

  • Nicholas Nikolov (10/21/2013 10:55:00 AM)

    Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww: (((((((((((
    Please do NOT take this the wrong way Luci, but this poem is incredibly beautiful and to be perfectly honest while I was reading it with much love I could feel and imagine how you are feeling..... I especially love these few sentences My virginity burned,
    For your pleasure,
    On the altar of lust and deceit,
    You can be very much desired for even though you feel like you do not: D
    Fantastic Luci! ! ! : D (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (10/18/2013 4:46:00 PM)

    A brilliant write Lucifera, blunt and powerful, telling It how it is. The penalty for rape should be castration. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (10/18/2013 10:09:00 AM)

    So realistically you have portrayed the victim's picture, as if we are the eye witness to this ghastly scene. You have poured your heart into it to make it sound so real. You get 10/10 from me.
    This is a poem of high standard. (Report) Reply

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