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Speak with Colombia

Hello everyone! You know that I don’t really talk much about politics and injustice. The only social issue I speak about is abuse, especially domestic abuse because I’ve experienced it but some things are too big not to speak up about. What I am going to discuss now might be triggering and the videos you […]

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Coffee Date: Justifying rape culture makes you an accomplice

Hello everyone and welcome to another Coffee Date with Luna!  Can you guess by the title that I am very triggered? You know me so well!  *Just a comment before you begin reading: The topic discussed here might be extremely triggering to victims of sexual assault* So, let me give you some insight into what […]

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Some News Hit Home

Guys, let’s just have a little talk.  I did something I usually refuse to do. I watched the news. Actually, I watched and followed just one news.   A little 2 years old girl was brutally beaten and killed by her mother. Her mother managed to crush the child’s skull with her bare hands. The girl […]

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#savingme: Beauty from Ashes

Guest post: There was an organization… I was told I could help people… A man I’d talked to linked me up with my trafficker. The exact words this man used to my trafficker were, “I found a young girl for you”. I was 19. My trafficker was considerably older. I don’t know if there was […]

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#savingme: Give Women Their RAGE Back!

Throughout my existence on this platform, I have often put up post such as “leave something positive that happened to you so we can share some good vibes”. I put up many posts like this in 2020 because this year was the year we all needed to remind ourselves of things we are grateful for […]

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Why Do I Shout About Gender-based Violence

Why do I shout about gender-based violence? Frankly, the answer is simple… Because I have been silent for too long! Yes, it is my time to speak up and speak out. Why? Because abuse does not go away if we ignore it. Much like the rest of society, I conditioned myself to partly ignore abuse. […]

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Guest Post Information

This blog is expanding really fast, new followers are coming on board every single day and I’m thrilled! Our little community is not that little anymore! Since new bloggers who join us have questions about guest posts and don’t feel like digging through the blog to find all of the previous posts here are the […]

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Guest Post information

This blog is expanding really fast, new followers are coming on board every single day and I’m thrilled! Our little community is not that little anymore! I went back to posting much more of my work to the blog because I had this period where I personally didn’t post that much and now it’s time […]

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#savingme – Poem #240

I am doing this old school, putting pen to paper. Like 13 years ago when I started writing this mess down, learned that violence can inspire creativity. On the floor, the bed dragged to the door, mommy told me not to make much noise because dad was convinced he was alone. In case he heard […]

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#savingme – Solace and Sanity

Your hand released Everything changed Family extracted Like I never existed Lost Little girl Tear filled eyes Stains down on her cheeks Scars across her tiny body Prisoner Love, a foreign dream Comfort, no such thing Tragedy, encompassed grief Suffering Those dark brown eyes Concealing what they have seen Visual antipathy Broken Little smile Pasted […]