For all the things

I had before

Now locked away

Behind the door

That’s in my head

For all the things

You should have said

While I was dying

And full of dread

Those frozen pictures

Now boxed away

For all the things

I couldn’t say

The lies they told

A daring truth

You were not bold

I had the proof

For all the times

I felt so weak

Beaten and broken

You turned your cheek

Away from all

The damage you caused

For all my suffering

You gave no pause

It’s expected now

My mouth stays shut

To live among

To play along, but

One day the truth

Certainly will win

One day I’ll feel

Justified again

Apologies are due

They’ll never be spoke

For all my anguish

There’s still you.