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Breeding Violence Haris Čolić

A pill to numb the pain Makeup to cover up All the scars and bruises Shirts with long sleeves So others won’t notice She kept quiet about it Hoping it would stop One day perhaps When he gets sober And reason takes over A punch after punch Straight to her face Calling her worthless While she’s sobbing And their kids watching A pill to numb the mind Bandages on her arms Blood soaking her lips Her skin full of scars Still hoping it will stop She phoned the police One day, after a beating Wanted her kids to be safe But they just made a report And told her they’ll be fine He got mad after that Stripped her naked And beat her with Page 85 | The Paragon Journal

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The Paragon Journal - Issue Ten  

The Paragon Journal is an online literary journal that specializes in helping younger authors find their way in the literary world.

The Paragon Journal - Issue Ten  

The Paragon Journal is an online literary journal that specializes in helping younger authors find their way in the literary world.

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