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today I swam through a deep river of despair. I wallowed about in the persistent and unchanging realization that I am nobody’s priority (other than me mum, of course. 66 more words


silence isn't golden. 

I bit my tongue so hard

that every unspoken word I ever wanted to say

spilled out.

On Self-Expression.

So you want Self-Respect?

An eternal cry at the heart of every man is, “I want to be respected!”. Every man, whether he be priest or politician, blue or white collar, criminal or lawful, wants to feel respected. 249 more words


I teach but don't learn...

I need to learn
My body is mine I see
Respect I’ve to earn
But first myself I shall

Never have I thought
Pretty nor beautiful not even slightly attractive… 114 more words


The Power of Makeup

“You look like s***!” my boss said.

On this particular day I wasn’t wearing any makeup, my hair was pulled up in a bun, and I wasn’t wearing a fashionable outfit. 677 more words


How far would you go in desperate times?

These past few years have seen my circumstances change from being fairly well off on my husband’s wages in a big house to getting by on benefits in social housing… 590 more words

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