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Statue of Limitations

I agreed to

The vow of silence

For the protection

Of others

Allowing years

To pass

Letting the statute

Of limitations

Expire

No day in court… 11 more words

Poetry

Who Were You Before the War?

Who were you

Before the

War?

The war

Fought over

The disputed territory

Of your budding

Woman-child’s body?

Can you recall

The you

You were… 72 more words

Poetry

The Charges Leveled

They charged me

With my sins

Real and imagined

Sentenced me

To a lifetime

Of solitary

Confinement

In memory

Handed me

The knife of remorse… 23 more words

Poetry

Flashback Retold

This is a piece that I last published on WordPress five weeks ago.  I have changed it  from a third person to a first person account, which for me at least, really amps up the emotional impact.   486 more words

#amwriting

The Name They Call Her

I am taking my first Creative Writing class of my life this semester.  On Wednesday I will be one of four students presenting my writing in Large Group Workshop, which I am feeling a little vulnerable about.   184 more words

Poetry

This is what they've done to me

I need to write this so I can get it off my chest.

It’s so hard for me to just imagine having sex. I’m in my twenties and still just masturbating is a fucking struggle. 543 more words

Childhood Sexual Trauma

This one is going to be difficult.  I’ve harbored a dark secret since I was 6/7 years old.  Much of it I had completely pushed out of my consciousness.   702 more words

Depression