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BRAVE

When you rise,

wipe your eyes,

feed your kids,

drop them to school,

when sleep is what you crave,

to curl up in a grave, 40 more words

Daily Post Prompt

Escape

pour your penance of plum wine
my chalice is wounded but thirsty
you haven’t yet run from your crime
there is time for atonement
I haven’t yet run from the pain… 52 more words

POETRY

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Full Time Position: Executive Assistant/ Direct Service Advocate
S.H.A.R.E., Inc. Domestic Violence Program, Fort Morgan, Colorado… 259 more words

Domestic Violence

Longmeadow: chapter seven

Mrs. Tell

Now I have said that my Grady and my Nancy are the two halves of my heart. I recall when Mags died and I couldn’t get them children from Dick and I was so distressed I was sick with it. 2,278 more words

Books

Abusive Hope

Hope is supposed to be this benevolent thing. “Hope Springs Eternal”. Hope keeps the spirit alive. Our world is plastered with images of hope: A wife waiting for her soldier to return from war; a mother holding her child’s hand as she waits for him to wake up from a coma. 350 more words

Domestic Violence

A Letter from a Battered Woman

In desperate need of ADVICE here!  A Q&A, translated…

A self-claimed no way out, Ms. A, wrote a third time to ask for help.  Her husband is abusive, and a lot of things had the two of them fighting, the husband believed, that a woman who doesn’t follow the order of her husband lacked discipline, and chased A out of her own home. 525 more words

Experiences Of Life

Colorado: New Domestic Violence Stalking Law Goes Into Effect

A new law aimed at protecting victims of stalking and domestic violence has gone into effect.
Reports of domestic violence – including stalking – have been increasing in Colorado for the last decade. 187 more words

Domestic Violence