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July 24, 2019

Parental Alienation is Torture

I struggle with

Putting someone down won’t ever lift you up


Teaching my kids and society abuse is wrong

Either way

I’ve done wrong

We’ve done wrong

Yet through it all

I’ve been made strong

There are so many things in life that are wrong

Breaking generational curses?

Reversing childhood and adulthood trauma?

The lessons I’ve learned from my papa and mama?

I choose to break the pattern

Doing my best so history doesn’t repeat itself

The thought of our children having to bare the burdens we’ve had in life?

Leave me debilitated

Him and I created

Them with love

Or at least that is what I thought

Somehow during our marriage we got caught

In bills and other people’s opinions


Even though our relationship is tainted

And our lives are a bit complicated

He is their father

I am their mother


We must coparent

Have equal time sharing

I know this poem is daring

But if I don’t stand up

Who will?

Time sometimes stands still

The only way for us to move forward

Is to pause and reflect

And do our best to protect

Our children

They are our future

Parental alienation is torture


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