Trigger warning: Content relates to child sexual abuse and sexual violence.
I started this blog as an aid to my own healing journey. I hope it can do the same for other survivors, and increase understanding of our plight across broader society.
Trauma work is conceptually simple, but monstrously difficult to execute in reality.
(1) sit and feel the traumatic emotions; and
(2) intellectually process it in the context of your experiences and the world.
Waves of depression break, At the shores of my conscious awareness. Oceanic mysteries drift, Carried along by currents. Flooding a desert reveals, Sentiment’s intrinsic value. Formerly disciplined by absence, Returned to feel its presence. Acute pain with decay, Left to rot and fester. Breathe in and choke on sunshine, Learn to radiate like the stars.… Read more
Heart like a clam shell,Bivalve clasped tight from hurt.Calmer waters awaiting,Pried apart by loneliness. Yielding to his touch,Entwined bodies making waves.Soft insides willingly exposed,Global oceans to explore. United in love,Connect pain and gain.Carry home in the heart,Ring rest on my breast. Fears extinguished,Lives stretching to infinity.Symbiotic linkage,Defying existence.
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