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Painful Love


The first three years for us was complete and total bliss, butterflies in my stomach and love filled every kiss.

Later on down the line everything began to change, instead of giving me love for life you started giving me pain.

You started lying about your whereabouts and coming home real late.

You started hiding your cell phone from me and breaking important dates.

From pearls to punches and baths to beatings, from family vacations to family violence meetings.

After 10 years of trying to help and stick by your side, and all I have to show for it is a couple broken bones and a few black eyes.

It took a while for me to realize through all the pain and fog, that the man I once called my prince charming had turn back into a frog.

I wish I could tell my daughter that all love isn't good love now that she's turning 11, but the man I once called my prince charming sent me up to heaven.

Be sweet my baby angel, I'll be watching from above, learn from your mommy mistakes and watch out for that painful love...

Kina Reed
Kina Reed

IIm a single mother of 4 girls whos been writing poetry every since I was 9 years old. I love to write about things people can relate to and my life experiences. All my poetry comes from experiences in my life an the life of others.

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