It seems to me that society urges people to be in romantic relationships, but they are often a dangerous place to be.
The european fundamental rights agency "Violence against women" survey published 2014: 22% of all women surveyed have experienced sexual or physical violence by a partner.
Bridget Cleary's is a well documented story, she died in 1896 after her husband and neighbours attempted to drive bad spirits out of her by burning her over the kitchen fire.
her name shows ownership
fortunes are made
around this straight dream
and we toast it
what happens next: nobody's business
no crime, no crime
in the black and blue twilight
veiled threats, silent wars
lorraine white's blood dripping from the bedroom wall
where's the hollywood ending?
bridget cleary sadly stares from the hearth
this is not history
mark broke his fist, smashing her face in
her blind eyes couldn't see the punches fly
they landed just the same
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