Ball Peen Hammer

When they married he had vowed that he'd love her forever,
but he hit her in the face with a ball peen hammer.
Then he left her there to die, cuz to him it didn't matter.
Shouldda jumped when he told her, cuz he knew he didn't stammer.

When the cops came for a welfare check cuz someone finally missed her,
they found her cold and dead inside the home they'd shared together.
For days her body had lay there all bloodied and battered
cuz he'd hit her in the face with a ball peen hammer.

He got himself a bond set cuz it's a domestic matter.
Seventy-five thousand and he's free, there was no clamor.
She won't have a service, just an obit posting yammer
cuz her husband hit her in the face with a fucking hammer.

Some people gonna blame her for accepting his proposal
cuz for violent crimes he'd spent some time before in the slammer.
But loneliness can cloud your mind; hindsight is supposal
and he hit her in the face with a ball peen hammer.
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9 thoughts on “Ball Peen Hammer

  1. That is bleak. It’s suprising how many countries we’d view as civilised give lesser sentences for what is termed domestic violence. It’s still murder.

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