The Thing Is, I Don’t Resent My Mother For Having Been Abusive

a poem

Photo by Liv Bruce on Unsplash

This one is a controversial one.

When I’d first left
a toxic household,
headed by a woman
ready to snap into tantrum mode
at the drop of the slightest displeasure,
I was welcomed into communities
for healing this kind of trauma.

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