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CELEBRATING CREATIVE EXPRESSION AT BAYLOR SINCE 1966

Periaktoi Writing Post

Volume 56
Issue 1

Single Visual Art Post

  • Poetry
Found Poem: Identity
Sophia Baleeiro, Catherine Campbell
 
I jump right up and do what they say
He beat me like he beat the children
He don't want a wife, he want a dog
Now I feels tired all the time. No interest.
The worst part is I think he don't notice.
 
Mr.'s feelings hurt, but I don't mention mine
I start to cry
I cry and cry and cry
He never asked me nothing bout myself
Nobody ever love me.
 
Well this is my house.
And all my life I had to fight
I never thought I'd have to fight in my own house
 
I stand up.
My name ____