The Narcissist’s Prayer

THAT DIDN’T HAPPEN

I broke the door? Against your belly? Don’t be so dramatic

I’m not violent. Your memory is bad

When have I ever come home drunk?

I have never smoked weed

I didn’t commit fraud on your account

I’ve never locked you in the house 


BUT IF IT DID, IT WASN’T THAT BAD

You don’t remember well ‘cos you were pregnant

Always blowing things out of proportion

But if I did come home drunk, at least I came home!

It was just one tok. One puff, One time!!

The fraud was a misunderstanding. That’s all

I just didn’t want you to leave the house 


AND IF IT WAS, THAT’S NOT A BIG DEAL

But if I broke it, it’s just a door

Your dress ripped, but just a bit

Ok I passed out in the gutter. Who doesn’t?

But who doesn’t smoke weed? You don’t count. You’re an introvert

You lost a couple million? No big deal 

I was drunk, but I was not threatening. 


AND IF IT IS, THAT’S NOT MY FAULT

It’s not my fault you were hiding from me in the room 

The dress is flimsy. Maybe it hooked on something 

It was because I mixed a few drinks without eating first 

The Baby put the spliff in her mouth by herself. It wasn’t me!

I didn’t do the transaction myself 

If I was threatening, it’s because you started freaking out


AND IF IT WAS, I DIDNT MEAN IT

That’s not abuse!!! I wasn’t threatening you 

Ok the dress tore when I grabbed it. But it was an accident 

I mean it was only one drink!

I don’t know how the spliff got in her hands, or even in the house!

But I told him to make sure he only put clean money

I just wanted you to hear why I was passed out in the gutter


AND IF I DID, YOU DESERVED IT

I had to break the door because you mustn’t hide from me 

I had to grab it because you were walking away from me 

But if you had come out with me, that wouldn’t have happened

I’m a man! Don’t tell me what to do!

You don’t support my hustle. Marriage is about sacrifice!

I pushed you ‘cos you kept trying to leave

By Anonymous

One Comment Add yours

  1. Ufuomaee says:

    This is powerful! Thanks for writing 👊🏽

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