To a rape survivor,

It never gets easier
but it does
a little.
Each breath
each heartbeat
a thud of validation
“hey,
I AM

STILL

HERE.”

You will find
soft places in your heart
(they are still there,
still beautiful)
someday
you will see
softness
in the mirror.

Written by Annie Jadin, speakingvoiceless.wordpress.com. Written in July, 2014.

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