The poem, "Silence because of Fear", expresses the poet's own experiences with domestic violence. Domestic violence occurs in varied contexts and degrees of severity. Victims of domestic violence are not the only ones affected or caught in a cycle of abuse. Family, friends and children also are greatly impacted.
"Silence Because of Fear,"
Dissenting Voices: Vol. 1
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/dissentingvoices/vol1/iss1/11