Open doors and closed windows

Patsy Starke
Apr 21, 2024


Photo by Claudia Soraya on Unsplash

She was a
beautiful home
she invited me in
the door was opened
to a damaged heart

windows closed
sealed shut

The fire of abuse
burns to the core
open the windows
let the pain out
escape outside.

Patsy Starke 4/21/2024, To all who suffer from any abuse. Reach out, get out!



Patsy Starke

Registered Nurse, Transgender Woman In a lifelong transition, Parent, Grandparent, Normal every day run of the mill person, realizing my place here.