I was in the foster system for a long time before I met Sarah*. Just like me, she had nobody and our foster parents were good to… Read more “We were like sisters until he came in”
She did not believe me and told me that if I tell anyone that childcare will take me away. I kept silent for years.
I was a mere five years old when my stepfather first came into my room in the dead of night. He whispered my name and when I… Read more “He raped me for seven years and blamed me”
One day in April 1997, a demon that had been chasing me finally caught up. It wasn’t shadowed and cloaked. Instead, it was open, smiling, and full… Read more “The demons of rape just never go away, do they?”
This is what happened to me in 1954-1955. The teacher must be long dead by now. It used to snow there most winters. It was austere in its control… Read more “The dorm master and his ‘pets’”