Our Trauma Lives

November 3, 2014 6:41 PM

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As you leave jail today, you leave the place that kept us safe from your harassment for a blessed six months of not worrying about what lies around the corner or on the other end of a phone.

It lives in the sleepless nights of one you traumatized. It lives in the ways that I learned to numb myself. It lives in dreams deferred. It lives in our anxieties, in our sadness, anger and depression. It lives in the ways that we have all learned to protect ourselves in our own unique ways. Someti...

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