Tag Archives: Abuse

The Destroyer

Dagger eyes accusing voice perpetually poised to attack and crush the one she fiercely claims to love to everyone else I wait for the sweet soft magic of a tender look of a kindly word I wait and wait I … Continue reading

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The War on Women and Girls

Today my heart aches. I saw in my Twitter feed that on the weekend two women had been brutally assaulted, raped, and left for dead. One victim is a sixteen-year-old girl in Winnipeg, the other is a thirty-year-old woman in … Continue reading

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Seduction, Intimacy, Betrayal

Experiencing betrayal, on any level, is never easy. This past week, the country was rocked by a particularly troubling sex scandal that triggered a re-examination of the staggering number of unreported incidents of rape and violence against women. Our collective shock … Continue reading

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