Tired of living this horror

The silent triggers

The silent shame

I just want peace…

Touching the tender spots of trauma and shame

Trying to find compassion when all I feel is loathing

A prison I cannot escape

The pain is real

The viscera holds all and seeps through my pores

Leaving me feeling the ick

To live disconnected

To be disembodied

Seeking for a solace in the midst of such trauma and self-hate

To learn the love I was never shown

To find peace when the enemy lies within

That little brown girl deserves compassion

To know she matters









Sharon M. Slate

Passionate entrepreneur, psychologist and mother of 3, empowering others to find their voice. Finding & expressing my own voice through my writing.

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