My Weaknesses by Monique Barnard

Monique Barnard | May 9th, 2011 | poetry | No Comments

Poet Bio

I begged I pleaded
I asked for forgiveness,
but you, you would not relieve me of my burden.

You laughed as I cried
for my pain was your pleasure.
I was weak, fragile, I asked for help,
but nothing, nothing as you stole my life.

You thrived on my pain,
and found joy out of my sadness.
When I cried out for you, you would laugh,
laugh at my weakness.
For I, I cannot stop,
as I still need you in my life.

Poet Bio

I’m currently in Grade 12 in Krugersdorp. My favourite poets are D.H Lawrence and Emily Bronte.

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