the colour of
on my lip, and
i walked into the door, again
parts of me
hidden from the
love letter of
an undying reminder, that
i belong to you,
— the colour of your love (is violent).
© Liezel graham 2018.
The Colour of Your Love (is violent), is a poem about domestic violence.
This is a topic that I feel deeply about. It is not an easy topic to write about, but writing for me is cathartic and healing.
This poem was published in Brenda Magazine’s RED issue earlier this year and I was very pleased to have it feature in the magazine.
If you are affected by domestic abuse or violence, please know that there are organisations that can help you leave.
Wishing you healing,