Childhood Explosion

Quite a fright I was

as darkness fell

and my childhood exploded 


It was erased from my mind 

as all of it was stolen

and everything felt hopeless


We were taken away

as she stayed there

and consumed her drugs


Nothing was okay

as I took care of myself

and worked for everything I owned


I looked at myself

as tears fell

and the child inside of me dissipated




         a fright

I was

    as my




This poem is about: 
My family


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