Poems about child abuse by famous poets
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In a wave both disturbing and necessary, sexual assault—an old, pervasive, societal ill—has taken over the news cycle. Meanwhile, women from all walks of life have shared their own experiences with harassment, assault, and rape. Yrsa Daley-Ward, a British poet of Jamaican and Nigerian descent, has experienced her share of harassment and objectification. She has also written about it in her deeply personal, uncomfortably honest collection of poems, bone. One poem in particular, which gives the collection its title, describes several episodes of sexual abuse perpetrated by different predators.
The trauma of abuse is never fully gone from a person's consciousness. Its filthy stain leaves its residue on the soul forever. However, like all bad experiences, it is possible to turn this experience into good by developing compassion and empathy for others who have been through this experience. Many people feel that bringing meaning to a traumatic experience is a path to healing. When I turn a negative experience into a tool that brings meaning into my life and others, I am taking the best kind of revenge on my abuser. National Domestic Violence Hotline : Don't keep it a secret.
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