Tag: art and rape

In the Abyss – Art and Poetry by Charlotte Farhan

In the Abyss - By Charlotte Farhan

  In the Abyss – By Charlotte Farhan – Loneliness breaks us no longer seen so lonely left in our minds tied up left alone unwanted disused all wrapped up consumed in the abyss self pity my only company.     If you have…

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A Kind of Healing – Art and Poetry By Charlotte Farhan

A Kind of Healing - By Charlotte Farhan

  A Kind of Healing – By Charlotte Farhan – smoke into the night smoke into the morning remove feeling numb a kind of healing – memories clutter dreams smudge nightmares form creating other worlds mirrors reflecting the storm – shackled to distraction narratives…

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Do you reinforce the idea of the Rape Myth?

You Know You Want It - By Charlotte Farha

Living in this world as a victim who survived sexual violence, assault and child molestation I have had to learn from an early age that the systems of power and society are against me due to my gender and mental illness. People speak of…

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This Body Survived – Art and Poetry By Charlotte Farhan

This Body Survived - By Charlotte Farhan

Since my first awareness of inhabiting this body, my knowledge was somewhat confused, feeling detached – sensations running through me, seemingly rational when your anatomy is used, with unwanted attention and unwanted affection, with bruises and cuts – now an absentee, apparently this carcass…

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Predatory Mind – By Charlotte Farhan – Art to End the Silence on Rape

  Predatory Mind – By Charlotte Farhan They – the predators, always in plane sight, some think they emerge from shadows, dancing with the devil in the moonlight, alas most are under one’s nose, most are known to you or I, our Fathers, Brothers,…

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Confronting my own blood – the aftermath of sexual violence

Confronting my own Blood - By Charlotte Farhan

There is something which disturbs my mind every day, which no one knows to look at me – no one suspects that throughout my day I have to endure pain and flashbacks due to the metallic, heart pumped liquid that flows through our veins. When…

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Art to End the Silence on Rape – Head on a Stick – Art and Poetry by Charlotte Farhan

Head on a Stick - By Charlotte Farhan

Head on a Stick By Charlotte Farhan I offer my head to feed their eyes and tongues, judgment spat at me with venomous vigour, my body discarded leaving me without lungs, crowds come forward with their mouths even bigger. – “Her head on a…

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Art and Poetry Spotlight – Staying Silent

Staying Silent - By Charlotte Farhan

    Staying Silent By Charlotte Farhan   Silence can be heard in many ways, my silence is a laugh, a smile or a lie, these create an elaborate maze, for those wishing to understand and stand by. Staying silent is now second nature,…

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