Entry for July 03, 2006 Hiding In Plain Sight
Hiding in Plain Sight
She always pulled the cover over her head.
It was futile she knew but made a willing effort.
She must try to hide from what always came next.
Her mind was an ally taking her far away,
To places the darkness never could reach.
As long as she remained unseen,
The treasure she guarded remained safe.
Alone in a land of spirit and light,
She clung to her faith that help could arrive.
Her present unbearable.
Her future unknown.
Her body the war zone where battles were fought.
Compromising her mental and physical health,
Pain a constant reminder of all that occurs,
Of torturous touch and invasion of self.
Sometimes feeling helpless except to murmur prayers.
Unworthy as she felt she was willing to try,
To fight back against dark chuckles and horrible hands.
So she always pulled the cover over her head.
To help her face bravely whatever came next.
Frightened but determined and never, ever hopeless.