Poetry

Allowance

“The only thing that kept me alive
was my determination.”

The only thing that kept me alive was not through his allowance. It was my steadfast determination to one day outlast the pain. My entire childhood, my body, and my mind were at the will of a madman. He tried to break me, but I held on.

© Sarah Doughty
2017

He couldn’t break me.

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