As then I could be evil without jest

Has a girl been raped, a senior person  mugged?
Has someone knocked your wall down with an axe?
Your door key pinched; your smart TV  been bugged;
Your handbag snatched, your smartphone duly hacked
Blame the victim!

Has a photo for your “lover ”  gone viral?
Have you been told you’re much too nice to live?
Have you been through a trauma or a trial?
Has a man demanded love, ungiving his?
Blame the victim

Did your mother spend the money on her clothes?
Were you sent to school in ripped old dress?
Did she “forget” when cruel insults she gave?
Did she send you to church so you’d confess?
Blame the victim

If everyone was wicked it were best
As then I could be evil without jest.


About Kate Thwaite

I love writing , conversation, art, wild flowers, music and air.And books
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