(Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault)
You know how people sometimes play that “game” of trying to prove they have the most grief? As a survivor of sexual assault, this poet was wasn’t up for playing – but someone else carelessly threw her trauma into the ring.
Here’s her stirring telling of the moment her story was taken from her – check it out and feel the power of taking your strength and story back.
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 5 Things to Consider After a Recent Sexual Assault
- 5 Reasons Shaming Survivors into Reporting Rape Is Counter-Productive
Meaghan Ford is a Boston-based writer and designer always looking for that next great project. She’s a regular reader at the Cantab Lounge and Poetry Slam and is helping to organize the 2011 National Poetry Slam.