Fair Trade

One marriage mate

Two children

Three homes

Four pets

Five boxes of memory albums

Six boxes of books

Seven garbage bags for a wardrobe of clothing 

Representing a lifestyle of illusion

Eight trips to the donation center

Nine rooms that held me captive

Ten plus ten years longer than they should have

Eleven years serving and slaving for a vicious god

There are not enough numbers for a lifetime of pain

All traded in last year

In order for me to gain

Self empowerment and unconditional love

And one chance to begin again

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