Some people say it was ok for it to happen then.

You died to me when I old enough to know better.

Often beaten

and banished

to the back of a blue panel-van.

I would with lie with legions

illuminated by the

orange road lights 

of Leeds inner ring-road.

On a bed

of carpet tacks and Gripper rods,

inhaling linoleum adhesive,

led to lucid dreams

about some magnificent megapolis

and a life

far away from 

domestic violence of the 1970s.

© swissterrace 2021
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Bhi

magnificent!

Griffonner

Domestic violence of the 70’s. It takes many forms, doesn’t it: I’m heartened to read I was not alone!
Thanks for sharing,
Allen

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