Tag Archive | abuse

Racism, animal abuse, child abuse, drug abuse: the final gasps of a victim/savior paradigm

Racism, animal abuse, child abuse, drug abuse: the final gasps of a victim/savior paradigm


Dearest readers, My experiences growing up in a highly co-dependent, enmeshed family system where emotional abuse was a normal way of being led me on a path where I did not know how to love myself anymore. I had to learn to remember. The path to remembering, or putting myself back together again, was a […]

Dear S. (letter to a reader) A poem


Dear S., I read your prose poem about fear four times each word fiercely aching and vibrating with the misery of a pure and tender heart shredded, fractured then armored with countless layers of terror, guilt loyal pump of life cellophaned to suffocation yet each word so precise so crisply observed so passionate It seems you gave […]