Abuse Poems by Teens

Poems about Victims of Child Abuse

When a child is a victim of abuse by a member of their family, their world has changed forever. They may have loved their abuser and the abuser has turned the relationship into something sadistic and cruel. The victim of abuse is likely to feel very confused. How can they sort out the feelings of affection that they have for their abuser with the sick and disgusting act that was done to them. Feelings that result from abuse should not be buried away. As painful as it is, victims must talk about their experience and share their pain with others. Finding meaning in suffering is the road to healing.

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U.S. and Canada, National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD
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U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
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Poems about Abused Children

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  1. Truth

    • By Kari
    • Published: January 2009
    Sold By Mother For Money

    Shut your mouth and listen to what I have to say,
    I'm going to take you back to that one specific day.
    I was laying in bed alone while listening to you and him talk on the phone.
    You said, "Well if they have the money I don't see why not,...

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    Your poem was deep. I cried just reading it. I was molested in my own home when I was about 5 or 6. I live in a house that once was a home my mom, turned into a crack house. What could I...

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  2. Broken Smile

    Smartest, hottest, most popular girl
    She flashes a smile that would make your vision swirl
    Silky brown hair down to her waist
    Everyone she meets, she will embrace...

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    • Rating 4.62
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    I'm not gonna tell you my story, because i do not want anybody's pity. But I just wanted to let you know how brave you are. I have never spoken a word about what happened to me. Let alone...

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  3. I Trusted You

    • By Jessica
    • Published: July 2009
    I Trusted You

    I hear the floor creek
    Closer and closer toward my bedroom door
    I try to stay quiet hiding under the covers
    Though I know he will find me...

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    I am a victim of sex abuse from the age of 5. I don’t know when it stopped, but I’m 19 now. I was abused by my neighbor. He was my brother’s friend and someone my family trusted. I never lost...

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  4. The First Time

    • By Jazmine Sturgill
    • Published: November 2013
    Father Daughter Abuse Poem

    The first time he touched me
    I was timid, and wanted to run to my mother
    But he told me this was normal
    And there was no use in being afraid...

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    Ohh, so sad this happened to you. God is there. He will help you. Past is past. Enjoy your life with positive attitude.

  5. My Life

    • By Zach
    • Published: August 2008
    Abused By Dad New Bruises Every Day Poem

    surrounded by walls
    no where to go
    walls are closing in
    no more air flow...

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    Zach, you are truly a very strong person and what happened to you was no fault of your own but the fault of your abuser. You survived Zach, you made it through! I'm proud of you. Mine is...

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  6. Lost Innocence

    This young girl kept from sight
    crying into the middle of the night
    she fears that others will sense the shame
    but was this girl really too blame?...

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    When I was 13 my world fell apart. My father started sexually abusing me. It went on till I was 16. Then he started making me go to the basement so he could take naked pictures of me. It went...

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  7. A Failed Mother

    • By Amy
    • Published: November 2015

    You tell me not to swear, yet you swear at me
    You tell me not to fight, yet you hurt me
    You tell me to be happy, yet you make me cry
    You tell me to work harder but never give me the time

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  8. Regret

    Raped While Drunk

    You told me that you loved me
    And would never break my heart
    You said that it was fun
    That it wouldn't hurt.

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    I can relate to the story , when I was 17 I was molested. This guy gave me alcohol and he was about to penetrate me when I cried and begged him not to take my virginity. This year I got...

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  9. I Am Sorry

    • By Bismuth
    • Published: March 2011

    You wanted me to be your little girl
    You wanted me to see you as my world
    You wanted me to be all I could be
    I wanted you to open your eyes and see...

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    I was physically and mentally abused from the age of 10 all the way to 17. I tried to tell people what was going on, the beatings, the screaming, and neglect, but no one would listen. After a...

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  10. Only Human

    • By Kara
    • Published: August 2014
    Poem About Only Being Able To Take So Much

    Blood paints itself on my body
    I am only a canvas
    Hidden from the rest of the world
    My painter is a shy man

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    Womanhood can identify with this expression of overwhelming pain and trauma. I can relate to many such incidents, the victims shattered physically and mentally. That pain and agony has been...

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