Shahla Latifi

Uncaring Touch

 

The moment he reached for my breasts

I froze up

My inner fear awakened by my anger

My skin felt cold

My head felt heavy

My body, numb with fear, tried to squirm free of his uncaring touch

 

Suddenly

I remembered the advice of my mother:

“Be obedient to your new husband!”

 

But brave me

I never kept a jumble of meaningless words in my head 

 

Shahla Latifi

01-01-2019

Comments3

  • Neville

    tho not permitted, maybe.. I would give you a big but gentle hug... these are more than fine words, there is a beauty in their stark harshness and transparency...... peace sister & all good things.. Neville

  • Shahla Latifi

    Dear Neville,

    I accepted your friendly hug, and your thoughtfulness is beautiful.

  • Goldfinch60

    May your words comfort you as your sorrow and anger spill onto the page.

    • Shahla Latifi

      The untold tales could free us from the feeling of being unwanted and unloved.
      Thank you.



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