Abuse Poems

Sad Poems on Abuse

The trauma of abuse is never fully gone from a person's consciousness. Its filthy stain leaves its residue on the soul forever. However, like all bad experiences, it is possible to turn this experience into good by developing compassion and empathy for others who have been through this experience. Many people feel that bringing meaning to a traumatic experience is a path to healing. When I turn a negative experience into a tool that brings meaning into my life and others, I am taking the best kind of revenge on my abuser.

Thank You to the Victims who have shared their stories

1 - 10 of 147

  1. No Way Out From Sexual Abuse

    He came into my life
    when I was just a little girl.
    I was happy and young,
    And then he changed my world.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 1204
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 3523
    • Rating 4.61
    Featured Shared Story

    This was just so sad and painful to read and yet beautifully written. You are so brave, and I feel so very proud of you.
    My case was recently dropped in July because of not enough evidence....

    Read complete story

  2. Hush Little Sister

    • By Yerzinia
    • Published: April 2009

    Hush, little sister
    Please don't cry
    I wish I could be there
    To sing you a lullaby

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 81
    • Shares 2573
    • Favorited 195
    • Votes 7005
    • Rating 4.67
    Featured Shared Story

    I've also been abused when I was little not only me, but my little brother and sister as well. This reminded me so much but instead of being abused by my dad I was abused by my stepmother who...

    Read complete story

  3. Speechless

    Child Abuse Ends In Death

    My name is Sasha.
    My sister is Leigh.
    I am six,
    And she is three.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 58
    • Shares 1709
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 4479
    • Rating 4.61
    Featured Shared Story

    Hi...this poem is so heartfelt to me. I'm currently living with my foster parents from an abusive home. My past is full of rape, physical and mental abuse. I was also used for drugs by my...

    Read complete story

  4. Survivor Of Molestation

    • By Brooke
    • Published: May 2008

    Being molested cut me deep inside,
    and all I really wanted to do was cry.

    The emotions it brought me, I can't deny,

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 167
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 416
    • Rating 4.49
    Featured Shared Story

    I was 3, maybe 4, when it started. It happened every summer I can remember until I was 13. I thought it was normal that everyone went through it, so I never said anything. Then years started...

    Read complete story

  5. Listen

    Don't Give Up Hope Get Help

    There is a reflection of pain in her eyes, as she fights back tears.
    Trying to figure out why she has put up with it all of these years.
    Innocence gone.
    Just taken away. ...

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 230
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 809
    • Rating 4.56
    Featured Shared Story

    This brought tears to my eyes. I went through something like this a few years ago. But this certainty touched me.

  6. Inner Child

    • By Kate
    • Published: May 2008

    Hello Dear Jesus,
    It's been a long, long time.
    I hope that you still know me,
    I've been hiding quite awhile....

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 240
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 685
    • Rating 4.55
    Featured Shared Story

    What a beautiful poem .. I'm almost 21 and I got molested when I was in 7th grade until my freshman year by my mother's husband. Forced to do things no angel should.. And all he said was that...

    Read complete story

  7. Sexual Abuse Victim

    • By Tiasha Anderson
    • Published: November 2008

    Tears are always running down my face
    I hang my head low thinking "what a disgrace?"
    The tears are coming from all the damage you caused
    What do you want now, a round of applause?...

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 1305
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 759
    • Rating 4.51
    Featured Shared Story

    I don't even know where to start. When I was 4 years old i came into foster care with my little sister (she was 2 years old). One day our case worker came to our house to tell us that a...

    Read complete story

  8. Living In My World

    • By Tiffany L. Holic
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem From A Child Abused Physically And Emotionally

    Late on the dishes, food still on the plate.
    Mommy is mad; Daddy's home late.
    I'm in the corner crying all alone,
    Wishing to myself get me out of this home.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 2163
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 2845
    • Rating 4.56
    Featured Shared Story

    My whole life, my father abused me. For as long as I can remember, he'd hit me, touch me, and say terrible things to me. I always thought I was alone. I felt like no one felt my pain. I felt...

    Read complete story

  9. While I Was Bleeding

    Don't Stay In An Abusive Relationship

    Where do I begin to explain the beating?
    You watched as I sat there bleeding,
    You never cared about my feeling.
    My hurt had no healing. ...

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 715
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1036
    • Rating 4.58
    Featured Shared Story

    I was abused sexually by an older cousin. He'd put a pillow over my face, tell me to take my nickers off, and then inflict pain on my private areas. He told me he'd kill my brothers, mam, and...

    Read complete story

  10. Abuse

    • By Adri
    • Published: February 2008
    Domestic Violence

    He pulls my hair.
    He slaps my face.
    He kicks me on the floor.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 3170
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1765
    • Rating 4.44
    Featured Shared Story

    My son is in an abusive relationship. He always makes excuses for his partner's behavior. My son says that he made him mad. He said he was sorry. He says he won't do it again. It's a broken...

    Read complete story

1 - 10 of 147

Back to Top