Little Girls Won’t Tell

Little Girls Won’t Tell

Little Girls

Nobody listened

Child molested once again.

Nobody listened,

Not even a friend.

The father whispers, ” little girls won’t tell,

Bruising happened

Because you fell.

That’s what you tell mama, do you hear? ”

She answered, ” Yes papa, ”

Cowering in fear.

The teacher looks, she doesn’t see.

Papa is Pastor,

Preaching Calvary.

Child matures into womanhood.

Drugs and liquor

Make her feel good.

Life wasted because of papa’s sin.

Little sister is maturing,

Soon will be ten.

Big sister makes a solemn vow

She’ll save her

And she knows how

A knife pierces his evil heart

Little sister safe

This world he’ll depart

Papa’s eyes follow as she leaves his bed

Moving swiftly back into the night

As he slowly drowns in liquid red.

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Ruby Fuller

I am a retired R. N. who loves to write poetry and fiction. I have just found recently that I love to write flash fiction with a twist. I write on hub under the name of always exploring- AKA Ruby Fuller.

12 thoughts on “Little Girls Won’t Tell

  • June 2, 2016 at 10:55 AM

    Your poem, Ruby, strongly expresses a harsh reality of what so many little girls suffer from. Well done.

    Welcome to TCE. It is good to have you here with us. I look forward to your flash fiction stories.

  • June 2, 2016 at 11:51 AM

    Thank you Phyllis. I love this site. I am honored to write here.

  • June 2, 2016 at 12:52 PM

    This is tragically sad, Ruby, but powerful and beautifully written. Well done. Good to have you here.

  • June 2, 2016 at 1:21 PM

    Hello John, I wrote this after reading a news article about a minister who sexually abused his daughter. It is tragic. Thank you for reading and leaving a complimentary comment and invitation to write on this site.

  • June 2, 2016 at 2:15 PM


    A topic certainly needed to be brought to the forefront, and you did such a wonderful job. Thank you for your creativity,with a strong stand.

  • June 2, 2016 at 3:24 PM

    Hello William, nice to meet you. Thank you for your remark about my creativity and a strong stand. I am happy to share with others.

  • June 2, 2016 at 7:34 PM

    Hey Ruby, welcome. This is a powerful and poignant work that is representative of an evil truth that so taints our days. I’ll never understand how anyone could hurt a child let alone sexually abuse. Well told and penned with stark and frightening imagery of a reality that is so often unrecognized until it is too late. Great work and hope you enjoy the site.

  • June 2, 2016 at 7:48 PM

    Hello Tony, nice to meet you. Thank you for reading and responding with an encouraging comment. I know I will enjoy writing on this site.

  • June 5, 2016 at 7:44 AM

    Welcome to the site Ruby. Your work always leaves a message and this piece is no exception. I hear you loud and clear. I’ve lived through abuse, thankfully not sexual in nature. However my poor sisters did. He paid by death in the end. I and others celebrated upon hearing of that Demons demise. All rapists in my opinion should be castrated, tarred and featherd before going to prison for life without parole or condemned to death.

  • June 5, 2016 at 10:59 AM

    Hello Vincent, thank you for the welcome to this site I know your history, and we share some childhood hurt. I agree with your profound statement. Thanks again..

  • February 11, 2019 at 9:33 AM

    Phyllis, I am unable to log in. I don’t know what has happened. I have my user name and password on a card and that’s what I used. I wanted to write a poem using the 19 words listed on your email sent to hubpages. My email is Thank you…

    • February 11, 2019 at 5:02 PM

      Hi Ruby. I replied to your request through our creativeexiles gmail account. Thanks for contacting me.


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