Abandoned

Abandoned
I left you on the side of the road,
in the pouring rain

I left you on the tip of lying tonguesimgres-1.jpg
and lips moist with deceit

I left you at my mother’s bedside
cowering in fear

I left you for the end of the day,
in bed, alone
crying under the covers

I left you in the safety of my bedroom closet
locked away
locked away
locked away
Life is too dangerous for you out here.
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