Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

two poems one to my ex husband and the other to all women who have been abuse all over the world

THE PAST HAS GONE, THIS IS THE FUTURE,

YOU VIOLATED ME SO CRUELLY,

YOU DEGRADED ME SO BADLY,

YOU PLAYED WITH MY HEART MIND AND SOUL,

YOU LAUGHED AND CALLED ME PSYCHO AND LIED TO ALL THOSE THAT KNOW YOU.

YOUR WORDS CAME LIKE A KNIFE TO TRY AND DESTROY ME,

BUT I THROW THEM BACK TO YOU BECAUSE I AM STRONG AND WILL SURVIVE AND LEARN TO

LIVE AGAIN.

YOU TRIED TO TAKE AWAY MY LIFE FOR LIFE,

BUT I STAND IN YOUR FACE,

GO AND BE NO MORE BECAUSE I'M SHOWING YOU THE DOOR.

YOU TOOK AWAY MY BEAUTY, MY TRUST AND FAITH IN HUMANITY,

BUT I WILL STAND IN FACE OF VIRTUE AND TRUST AND FAITH AND INHUMANITY AGAIN.

YOUR WORDS FULL OF LIES, BUT MY WORDS OF TRUTH AND HONESTY " THEY WILL SET ME

FREE".

THAT ONE DAY JUSTICE WILL BE SET AND HONESTY WILL BE LIKE A BUTTERFLY FREE AND

BEAUTY ROLLED IN ONE AND I WILL BE FULL OF BEAUTY, LOVE AND HONESTY.

NO MORE YOU CAN VIOLATE ME, NO MORE YOU CAN CALL ME PSYCHO, NO MORE YOU HAVE

THE POWER TO CONTROL ME.

YOU SEE I'M FREE AND WILL ALWAYS BE FREE FROM YOUR LIES AND HATE BECAUSE

I'M JUST ME, THE TRUTH WILL SET ME FREE.

FREE TO BE A BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLY AND FLY AWAY TO BE ME,

NO MORE LIES, NO MORE PAIN,

NO MORE INJUSTICE, BUT BE ME THE REAL STRONG BEAUTIFUL ME,

A WOMAN FOR ALL TO SEE.

I AM NO MORE ASHAMED, GUILTY AND DIRTY BECAUSE YOU TOOK AND TOOK AS IF IT WAS

YOUR RIGHT

YOU WILL NEVER HAVE MY BODY TO DEVILE, ABUSE, A SHAME

THE TRUTH WILL SET ME FREE.

HERE IS MY OTHER POEM HOPE IT HELPS OTHERS

STAND UP TO BE COUNTED

STAND UP, STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS

STAND UP, STAND UP FOR THE BEAUTIFUL YOU

YOU WERE SO YOUNG, SO VIOLATED, SO BADLY ABUSED

BUT THE STRONG, STRONG BEAUTIFUL YOU

STAND UP, STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS

NO LONGER A CHILD, NO LONGER DEFILED

BUT A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN, A STRONG WOMAN IN HER OWN RIGHT

STAND UP, STAND UP TO THE WORLD. SEE YOU CAN BE STRONG, JUST AND HONESTY,

THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE

STAND UP, STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS FOR THE JUST, FOR THE YOUNG FOR ALL THE WOMEN

IN THE WORLD WHO'VE BEEN ABUSED, ALONE IN THE WORLD.

FOR YOUR RIGHT TO BE HEARD, STAND UP, STAND UP FOR THE BEAUTIFUL WOMEN WE ARE.

NO MORE WE'LL BE ALONE TO STAND AND FACE OUR DEMONS,TO ACCOUNT HOW STRONG AND

BEAUTIFUL WE ARE.

COLLECTIVELY WE FIGHT TO BE HEARD , JUST TO HAVE JUSTICE AND BE FREE.

STAND UP, STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS,

ALL THE BEAUTIFUL WOMEN OF THIS EARTH.

I HOPE YOU ENJOY MY POEMS SLOWLY WE CAN AS WOMEN OF THIS EARTH STAND AND FACE AND SAY NO MORE TO ABUSE RAPE OF OUR BODIES AND OUR MINDS AND EDUCATE OUR CHILDREN TO HAVE RESPECT FOR EACH OTHER AMD THAT WE ALL ONE DAY HOPEFULLY LIFE WITH OUT FEAR.

 

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