Summer Day July by A.M. Torres

Voices in her room
Wakes her from her sleep,
Summer day July
She feels their hate so deep.
Blue shirts in her home
Scrutinizing all,
Wrong conclusions made;
They made her feel so small.
Somewhere deep inside

Emptiness remains.

Memories that hurt
She’ll never be the same.
Locked up in a cell
Trapped within herself,
So ready to fold
There is no way to tell.
Handcuffed on display
Scratches on her face,
Talked down as she was
It’s herself she hates.
Three days of pure hell
Darkness took its place,
Cringing as she cries
Struggles she can’t face.


© A.M. Torres


Excerpt from the book “Turmoil”

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14915347_10210758577789019_4066485259844464385_n About the Author

Ana M. Torres also known as A.M. Torres is the author of the book Turmoil, and a few other publications. She was born in New York City, and is the third youngest of seven children. She grew up in Brooklyn, but currently lives in Staten Island with Walter Lewis, and is also the mother of two boys, Jason and Kristofer. She has participated in a few poetry anthologies, and in two poetry marathons.

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