Hear My Sisters
This is the beginning
a whole new sensation
where I can talk
about the abuse
freely with no fear
So draw near my sisters,
as you listen to my words.
I'm wondering over the hilltop
to see what there may be for me.
"Take a risk" I hear...
They cheer me on!
So many times the words echo
I'm frightened and fearful
Have I waited to long?
The words come slowly...
The feelings sometimes aren't there.
But I AM making my footprints
and telling the secrets
I was forced to keep
to protect adults
as a child...
My Inner-Self Weeps....
I never wanted to grow up
because I thought then
I would have to hurt children....
*Written in 1993 after a "Take Back the Night" March
WHENEVER I HEAR SOMEONE CRYING OUT IN PAIN I CANNOT HELP BUT WANT TO TAKE TIME OUT TO LISTEN.
I CAN LEND YOU MY EAR SO THAT YOU MAY SPEAK OUT AGAINST YOUR VICTIMIZER.
WHEN YOU FEEL THAT NOONE IN THE WORLD CARES YOU ARE BEING DECEIVED BY YOUR INNER VOICE. SILENCE THE NEGATIVE AND PULL IN POSITIVE PEOPLE. THOSE THAT CARE ARE FAMILY.
I CARE, SO YOU ARE MY SISTER.
REMEMBER WHEN YOU NEED TO SCREAM, I AM HERE.
REMEMBER WHEN YOU NEED TO AWAKEN FROM A BAD DREAM, I AM HERE.
THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THE WORLD THAT TRULY CARE. I AM ONE OF THOSE THAT YOU CAN CALL YOUR SISTER.
Thank you for reading my poems and your supportive message!
Have you had a chance to read some of the other ones I posted.
I am working to finish my book and I have gotten alot of insite from care2 members... I have been helping victims and survivors for the past 24 years! Mostly grassroots organizing.
I completed 13 years of intense therapy as I was in a stat mental hospital in a revolving door! I did horrible things to myself and then I would loose hours days and years, finally I was diagnosed with MPD/DID and tyhat is when everything started making sense for me
Thanks so much!
In Sisterhood and Strength!
ps in my book I will also put resources like rainn.org to help victims find help to become Survivors and Thrivers!
cOULD YOU CHECK THIS OUT...
**Story on 'Victim To Survivor & Now A Thriver!':
http://www. helpothers. org/my/story. php?op=view&sid=7751
You can vote for me too!
psssssssssssssssssssssst AND Please pass it on.....
Hugs to U Victoria!
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