Witness

She was 5 when she witnessed her mother sucking a man off in a dark alley to feed her drug habit.

She was 8 when her mother tried to sell her for a high the first time

At 9 she succeeded.

She was a witness to the dark sides of drugs.

She was a witness to child molestation as men raped her for money.

She was a witness to her mother’s death as she tried to steal from a drug dealer.

Witness.

She hated being a witness.

 

This post is part of the Daily Post. Today’s word was witness.

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5 thoughts on “Witness

  1. I think you thrive in the land of darkness. You’re so imaginative, but bring light to topics we wouldn’t otherwise engage, unless a victim or witness.

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