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How the World Silences Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Assault and Harassment – Me Too and Shame

I ripped out my heart - By Charlotte Farhan

As a survivor of child sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault there is never a day that these things are not brought up by the world around me. From rape jokes, depictions in literature and on screen, news stories about sex offenders and those…

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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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Life and Death – Art and Poetry by Charlotte Farhan

Life and Death - Charlotte Farhan

    Life and Death – Charlotte Farhan – Death plagues my mind with unexplained solutions the reconciliation is not within reach life is filled with plans for executions this fear you can not unteach. – We are told it is a circle something…

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“I am Fine” the mantra of unseen illness – By Charlotte Farhan

I am fine…. I AM FINE! I. AM. FINE.  However which way I say these three words they are always a lie. Not a vicious deceitful lie, but a lie which serves me well whilst simultaneously crushing me emotionally; with each utterance. This little…

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Somewhere Among the Clouds – Art and Poetry By Charlotte Farhan

Somewhere Among the Clouds - By Charlotte Farhan

Somewhere Among the Clouds – By Charlotte Farhan – Somewhere among the clouds my mind reflects back at me creating faces in moments telling stories with whipped cream floating overhead they enshroud changing colours of our family tree searching for every branches atonement shadows…

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Inner Child – Art, Poetry and Philosophy by Charlotte Farhan

Inner Child - By Charlotte Farhan

  Inner Child  by Charlotte Farhan I abandoned you my child within, they said you had grownup, convincing me of my mortal sin, forcing me to split and breakup. – You hid – undiscovered for a long time, I forgot about you – putting…

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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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The darkness creeps in – Art and Poetry By Charlotte Farhan

The darkness creeps in - art and poetry by charlotte farhan

Hearing everyone else cry but no one asks tears fall easier for them my cheeks still dry every day adjusting masks staring at the sun happy to comply the darkness creeps in. Mother loves with conditions distance is key with my confused contrition more…

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Clouding of Consciousness – Art and Poetry by Charlotte Farhan

Clouding of Consciousness by Charlotte Farhan

Clouding of consciousness, adaptive defence kicks in, my mind is filled with fogginess, thoughts start to fade into rottenness, no longer within my own skin. I left me so I could survive, muted and distorted, reality and make-believe collide, identities become contorted, memories remain…

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