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.
Experienced death but inexplicably living, Pandora’s horrors felt all at once. Masked delusions for protection absent, No rosy lenses to watch film noir. Body betrays you and invites in demons, Terror sweats from every pore. Pain and agony in every nerve fiber, Proof of life is absence of death’s peace. War cries and weapons waging,… Read more
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
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