Listen


Listen

Four years old
The little girl watches
The adults fighting
Her voice is too low
They won’t listen…

A knife in hand
The man is cruel
The little girl faces him
To protect the woman
He doesn’t listen…

Innocent eyes watch him
But he doesn’t see
The little girl remains
The knife touches the woman
Blood…
No one listens…

Published by Nour Al-Hajj

I’m 25, and I live in Lebanon. I’m an Interior Architect graduate with a minor in English. My hair is always a different color. I love cheese with some extra cheese. The gym is my natural habitat, and my car hosts the best concerts you'll ever attend. I love writing poetry, thoughts, and stories. My inspiration comes from my childhood memories, heartbreaks, and sometimes I like to imagine certain scenarios that are completely fictional or write a different ending to something that happened with me. It's like wishful thinking...

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