Poem: My Ears are guilty too.

My neighbor’s husband was pleaded guilty today,
I almost went to the Judge to ask him to plead me guilty too.
I sat there and listened to everything that night…
Froze in my chair, I couldn’t move.

She shouted help!

I did nothing.

“Help me please!”

I did nothing.

I sat there, in my own fear,
thinking about my past,
How my husband choked me until I turned blue.

I heard her cries.

I really wanted to help,
but supposed I went over and it was my husband instead?

My mind was playing tricks on me.
I was being selfish.
Thinking about my wellbeing, when my neighbor was seconds away from death.


Didn’t know what the hell to do.

Call the police!

Not even that my body could move and do.

Am I the worst human on earth, to sit there and hear another sister being hurt?

1st gunshot.

My heart skipped a beat.

2nd gunshot.

That should have been me.

3rd gunshot.

What did she do?
He said he loves her and will forever protect her,
instead, he put her 6ft under.

He is guilty,
But I’m guilty too.

24 Comments Add yours

  1. Jay says:

    Wow…. Powerful


      1. Jay says:

        Yeah congratulations …. i see you got your own domain now…..if you ever need help with designing it you can reach out to me..no cost attached


      2. Wow, Thank you.. Maybe over the weekend I will reach out to you


  2. luvk says:

    This is lovely and touching. Hope everyone could see this and serve a lesson to speak up β™‘

    Liked by 1 person

  3. sugisays says:

    This struck me so hard… Thank you for your words! I hope you keep writing pieces like these πŸ™‚


    1. Thank you so much ☺


  4. PW Meghan says:

    Powerful. Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you so much ☺


  5. Ashli says:

    wow – how powerful!!!
    Loved reading this !!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you so much πŸ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Ashli says:

        You’re welcome!


  6. IW says:

    That’s deep, very powerful πŸ‘πŸΎ

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Sam Space says:

    So powerful, I pinned it to the Blog Space board. feel free to request to join and I will approve you! You are so talented in your writing! pin.it/twxda5vcmoqcr2
    – Sam

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you and I will check it out

      Liked by 1 person

  8. Lei Esther says:

    One word. WOW.

    Everyone should read this. This is such a powerful poem!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you so much 😍😍


  9. jessierenea says:

    Your writing is seriously so deep β™₯️ I love it.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you…. 😊😊😊

      Liked by 1 person

      1. jessierenea says:

        You’re welcome !! β™₯️


  10. The Sacred Space AP says:

    A very powerful deep poem!
    You are fantastic at poetry.
    Thank you for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you 😁😁

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s