Poems on dating violence

dating a writeris like guessing the think you know what you'll get,but you never never know becauseshe'll create a herofrom your weaknessesand she'll write a great character,from every last flaw.she'll create a thousand plots from your worst nightmares.she'll take every last thing you hateand create something you'll love.conversations run drynot wanting it to endbut endings are inevitable you can only talk about something for so longbefore the jokes are no longer funnyand the punch line is over usedforcing it to run on makes it awkwardand causes anxietybut conversations run drynot wanting it to endbut endings are inevitable "Would it be entirely inappropriate of me to suggest a hangout session in which we go out for tea and some mostly-nonserious flirtation?", he asks, all of which is proceeded by more than two hours of silly, random banter involving eyeballs and pineapples in vacuums.A week without violence, seems far fetched When the resources available have been thinly stretched You couldn't even fathom what I have gone through Because I have to be "strong", yet these emotions brew You get to be the face of a "true" American and womanhood too While I sit in the shadows and quietly stew What you say is believed and taken as fact While I have my femininity policed and behavior attacked An issue that is very personal to me Will remain covered up for no one to see It is painfully obvious that research has forgotten about us If not in America, then who can we trust? I'm less likely to report the abuse I face I don't want to seek help in an all white space Our love for our men shouldn't be a flaw Who would put a black man in the hands of the law? I'm three times as likely to die by my abuser But no one cares because I look like my accuser Black, poor, and infinitely oppressed When will the violence in my home be addressed?On Friday February 17, the Men of Strength Club at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC hosted an installment of Solutions Through Film, MOST Club's film and discussion series.In honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, the group showed a short film on teen dating violence created by Mind Warp Entertainment LLC in collaboration with the El Paso County Attorney's Office. The MOST Club showed the film to about 60 tenth grade young men and had a discussion afterward facilitated by Men Can Stop Rape's Director of Community Education Jason Page and MOST Club member Nile Myers. 23, two MOST Club members, Maurice from Beaufort High School and Tahj from Whale Branch High School in Beaufort, SC, took to the stage to perform original poetry for a group of 36 middle school MOST Club students from Ridgeland Middle School, also located in South Carolina.

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Anticipating the Meeting Looking for the sun to shine again Longing to feel the tingles that come with a touch Seeking the security of being in arms tightly tucked Imagining the passion of your kiss Wanting to feel a belonging Needing to be needed Desiring forever Waiting for you to come to my door Dreaming of the magic once more I'm in love with someone's daughter living in the shards of a broken home Cutting herself on two year-old letters These are moments she can't fake; reasons to feel alone So used to abuse, her tears start to shake I hold her close as her head starts to ache "I love you too much, so I can't let your heart break."She said, "I know you love me, but you've made a mistake."I never meant for anyone to be my pulse.

I promise not to step on your feetif you teach me how to waltz.

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