He said I could sleep,
You’re going to be fine,
he lied, coolly.
You’ll be safe here,
he lied through his teeth.
Social services will take you home,
he lied, knowing the truth.
The police are going to protect you,
he lied assuming they were on their way.
We’re going to sort this out,
he lied, not showing any compassion.
Give me a fucking Valium,