Tag Archives: sexual abuse

A Rape Victim’s Memory

She knows there are some things a body must forget like the feel of a stranger’s hand prying knees apart like a stubborn door whose hinges scream out for oil or the rancid smell of breath brushing her neck, presenting … Continue reading

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You Killed Me

Your touch murdered something in me. You told me it’d be over soon. Like Nazi murderers who killed millions you tricked me into believing my death wouldn’t matter. If that’s true, why do I sit up every night crying over … Continue reading

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He Touched Me

                                                                                       He Touched Me   He touched me in a forbidden place, left the remnants of greed & disillusion in his wake. I was just a child (inside) so why did you blame me for being hurt when he touched me … Continue reading

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My Favorite Character – Glory

My children often ask, “Who’s your favorite?” And my response is always the same, “I love you all the same.” It’s true too. I do love different things about them, but my love for them spreads equally. I thought I … Continue reading

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