Creative Expressions

Many of the survivors use art in its various forms to express their unique individual creativity for their own healing. Here is a collection of poetry, images, videos and creative statements. Feel free to contribute, if you wish. To read the entire creative expression of any survivor's submission, simply click on its title.

Memories That Will Not Let Go

by: Anonymous A computer is like a photo album. Today we can view anyone who is on a web site. But the in reality—we can stumble upon an abuser—without knowing they are there. Triggered memories can cause –many sickness,—such as headaches, flashbacks, illness that some, professionals do not really understand. On this day of sept […]

Don’t Go Little Girl

Written 1989 Heather W.(age 14 the summer right before my parents divorced) A silent scream in the middle of the night, no ones around to hear A shadow falls across her bed, she stiffens her body in fear Morning comes, she tries to forget but the memory won’t go away She wants to tell her […]

Survivor Psalm

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Remembering a Friend

by: Anonymous May 30, 1998 You once held my hand to guide me to the proper door, you once lead me to the exit to see the Way out of the dark into the light then your comfort of words were “are you going to be aw right-“ A child remembers kindness given to them […]

HOPE

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