Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Poetry Wednesday

The Night That Changed Her

Abecedarian Poem

Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on Unsplash

A seemingly ordinary night
Binge drinking
College
Dorm room
Escaping stress
Friends
Girlfriends
Hanging out
Inebriated
Just
Kids
Letting loose.
Michigan winters
Not much else to do.
Off to sleep
Pushing through the crowd
Quietly slipping away.
RAPED!
Startled
Terrified
Ultimate
Violation. Voiceless.
Wounded. Withdrawn.
Xanax for…

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Galit Birk, PhD

Galit Birk, PhD

Psychology, human potential, therapy, coaching, possibility, vulnerability, authenticity, connection, being known, giving my words wings! Perfectly imperfect.