It’s an ugly word

It’s an ugly word It’s an ugly word ‘rape’, it makes people squirm So like a mouth sealed with tape, keeping silent we learn But worse is the act, that breaks you into pieces And knowing the fact, it’s done by your own species Is so hard to accept, and Read more…

Sex

[originally a facebook post] Thought for the day There is so much still not generally understood in the mainstream about how powerful sexual union is. In our modern times people are encouraged through media/peer group etc to get on out there and get as much, with as many, in as Read more…

Alone

A poem I wrote expressing feelings while healing. I think we all tend to put on a protective shell to get by in this world as it can feel a harsh place. When we have been hurt the need for that protection can feel very deep indeed. Alone It’s felt Read more…

Stay silent

This is another fairly intense one that I wrote about 8 or 9 years ago when my trauma feelings were surfacing a lot. I feel the British ‘stiff upper lip’ has a hell of a lot to answer for as it leads us all to stay silent so as not Read more…