There Is Strength in Our Stories: I have been broken many times before – Tianna G. Hansen

I am not fragile, but I have been broken many times before. I have shattered in a million pieces un-fix-able, yet still risen from the debris, rubble pile of disgrace and shame, silenced to keep the truth from bubbling out of my lips like acid, spat in faces of my attackers, those who have instilled … Continue reading There Is Strength in Our Stories: I have been broken many times before – Tianna G. Hansen

There Is Strength in Our Stories: You Stole Nothing – Taylor Warner

There’s a few things I’d like to know As I seem to have missed something Since when does opening your apartment door Mean opening your legs? Since when does comforting someone Mean they can make themselves comfortable Inside of you? As if my body has a doormat that reads: Permission to Enter I want to … Continue reading There Is Strength in Our Stories: You Stole Nothing – Taylor Warner

There Is Strength in Our Stories: Crushed Petals – Kelly Glover

Women are silent flowers Prettiest when quiet We do not wilt When they crush our petals Strip our leaves Our divine feminine roots Remain and regenerate Exquisite thorns sharpen We are walking targets With bullseye breasts Shot with shame From the moment of fertility The blood of life Natural as breath Yet taboo table talk … Continue reading There Is Strength in Our Stories: Crushed Petals – Kelly Glover