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Guest Writer: Chrissie Morris Brady “Cliches”

Reblog from Sudden Denouement

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anna may wong 1932 - by otto dyer anna may wong 1932 – by otto dyer. Scanned by Frederic. Reworked by Nick & jane for Dr. Macro’s High Quality Movie Scans website: http://www.doctormacro.com. Enjoy!

Cliches

They Say What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger
Isn’t gaining character a process?
A cancer diagnosis will flaw you
Your daughter who doesn’t visit breaks your heart
Having an authority break the law against you
makes you vulnerable

Ears that won’t hear you defeat you
Impunity can torture you to death
Despots ignore human rights
Your voice ignored breaks your spirit
Hope deferred makes the heart sick
Pining for love will break your heart

A confidence betrayed destroys trust
Rejection wounds the soul
No boundaries make you insecure
Solitary confinement can make you insane
Terrifying experiences give you flashbacks
No affection makes you anybody’s
Rape will twist you inside and haunt you

To grow stronger we need time and space
Being listened…

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By Chrisssie Morris Brady

I've read poetry since I was nine and have written creatively since I was fourteen (probably long before that). After writing book reviews and social comment, I decided I wanted to write poetry. I have no formal training, but I surround myself with poets and their writing. I am honing my craft.
I have two published collections which I don't feel good about, but have been published by madswirl.com and other publications. I live on the south coast of England with my daughter. I am seriously ill.

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