Enough

fight-back

Soft, gold, velvet strands,
Sunglasses concealing blood,
Heart’s bruises hidden.

Shaky hands reach for
Metal; hardened heart, sure,
Abuse enough taken.

Door creaks wide open,
Loud crash, freedom restored.
Wide smile, happy tears.

This is an entry for the FEMFLASH 2013 writing competition from Mookychick Online. Enter now.

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