No Ally Here

The wounds were not visible

And that made it worse.

Nobody cared for a seemingly whole man.

What they couldn’t see,

They couldn’t understand.

Trauma layered deep inside,

Only to be triggered

By some unexpected new pain.

Shredding his damaged psyche

And letting in the rain.

© 2021 Jeff E. Brown. All rights reserved.

By jebrownwriter

Houston, TX-based Writer and Photographer. Proud pet rescuer who spends nearly all his money on them.

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