Category Archives: betrayal

An American Slave

“I have often been awakened at the dawn of day by the most heart-rending shrieks of an own aunt of mine, whom he used to tie up to a joist, and whip upon her naked back till she was literally covered with blood. No words, no tears, no prayers, from his gory victim, seemed to move his iron heart from […]

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Real Love Has Changed Me

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–> I lived life in survival mode, not living mode.  I was living just to survive.  I was suicidal as early as 12 years of age.  My voice had been taken away, so I’d thought.  I remember being talkative, creative, and a dreamer.  When I felt that my ideas no longer mattered, I just started this downward spiral of self-pity […]

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