Tags » Torture

Captive

cold,
dark, dank
stone walls
prison bars
footsteps
dread
blinding light
fierce pain
numb

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Poetry

Former hostage explains why he and his wife had children in captivity

TORONTO (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle said Monday he and his wife decided to have children even while held captive because they always planned to have a big family and decided, “Hey, let’s make the best of this and at least go home with a larger start on our dream family.” 616 more words

News

Guerrero/National: Ayotzinapa Three Years Later

September 26th, 2017, marked three years since the extrajudicial executions of six people and the forced disappearance of 43 students from the “Raul Isidro Burgos” Normal Rural School of Ayotzinapa in Iguala, Guerrero. 420 more words

Human Rights

Alfredo Jaar Creates a Garden of Good and Evil in Northern England

Earlier this month, The Guardian published a horrifying story detailing the Afghan CIA black site called “Cobalt,” a prison created by contracted psychologists John “Bruce” Jessen and James Mitchell that has come to be known as “The Darkness” by those that survived it. 665 more words

#Art

Insufficient, Unacceptable (#31ShortHorrors)

The woman was tied to the chair. Blue jeans, hoodie, long loose hair. She didn’t fight the zip ties that were cutting off her circulation. She was clammy; tears streaked her face. 709 more words

Fiction

bella bell's

for over two years they have liked one another. on his first attempt she said she was too young for anything, so he gave her space. 165 more words

Journal

Home Invasion

This one is actually a recurring nightmare I used to have a few years ago, thankfully I haven’t experienced it for quite a while now. The first time, I think, was when I was roughly 16 or 17 years old, and it left me in tears and a cold sweat when I woke up. 492 more words

Nightmares