CHEATER WITH THE WIDOW

 

It’s the day~

Of acceptance~

For the Lady~

So not usually aware~

To care.

 

She sat~

Awaited~

For Him~

 Too many years~

While always covering~

Up her tears.

 

The lies he spoke~

Where always shook~

Brushed under the rug~

For no one to hear. ~

While over~

And over~

The troubles~

Where fought~

And dealt with by her alone~

By the Lady~

With admirable tone.

 

Those bright times~

Even passed with woe. ~

As more patience called for~

Were needed~

And worked~

 For times to pass.

 

Until one moonlit night~

The footsteps in the Snow~

Led the courage of the girl~

The gulping nerve of the Lady~

Brought unhappy truth~

At large.

 

No denying~

No remorse~

Not even~

A polite lie.

 

Until the almost~

Final move~

All the way up~

The widow’s hill.

 

He flaunts! ~

He is blatant! ~

He slaps her face! ~

Kicks~

To her head~

Slowly drew~

The Lady’s sense!

 

Now he volunteers~

Sickening lies~

As the Lady tolerates~

And worries of kids. ~

The widow~

And he~

As drunk-kers~

Go selfishly indulge!

 

Widows children~

Abused they cry~

The Lady’s children~

Cry as denied. ~

 

Yet still~

The widow~

And he~

Partake~

In a self-centered~

Sick~

World of their own. ~

 

He works with violence~

As she ridiculed will still malinger~

As scandals don’t for stall.

 

The shame~

Still for victims left~

To heal~

All alone. ~

 

The wounded~

Always hopeful~

Always disappointed~

Still struggle to go on!

 

It is the known day~

Of acceptance~

But soon~

“Woe to those!” ~

It will be~

 “GODS DAY OF JUDGEMENT!”

 

Next rest peacefully~

First the children~

Than the Lady~

Shimmering fair.

 

While at the bottom~

Will sit old black wid-da~

And cheet-ta~

Wallowing solo quick~

With sickening despair~

With sickening despair…

 

 

“CHEATER WITH THE WIDOW”

It’s the day~

Of acceptance~

Now you~

Beware!

 

By

Lisa J. Warner

AKA

Lisa Luv

Dedicated to the Lady Christine

(A brave, strong, successful soul! A woman of great substance!)

 

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Putz Ballard 6 years ago

A great story but so sad and all too often true. Great photographs also. You have such a great talent!


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Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

Thank You Putz Ballard ---The Lady however was very strong and won in the end. Watching this in my late twenties greatly effected me. I felt so bad, like it was happening to me, (thankfully not) yet writing it down and exspressing it is a healthy way to understand and cope with life & the lessons of life.


poetlorraine 6 years ago

wow i felt it was happening to me also very powerful brilliant i love it


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Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

Thank You....Smiles


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bearclawmedia 6 years ago from Mining Planet Earth

Great images and thoughts. I find it hard to take on anger or frustration during the day after reading one of your hubs in the morning. Wow, double wow!


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Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

And double Thank You Fine Sir....:)

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