This Vice-like Grip

Posted on Sep 29, 2013



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This vice-like grip
around her throat

Struggles for air
feels she’ll choke

Gasping and clawing
trying to speak

Why does no-one
ever see?

That she struggles
daily to breathe

Why can’t she get
a reprieve?

Trying to break

This Vice-like grip
strangles she…

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