Emotional Child Abuse

SWIRLING

SWIRLING

We live in Michigan now. We moved here in June. Right after school let out for the summer. We sold our farm. And basically everything. Even the chickens. We are renting a house. Right in town. In our new town. It’s big and ugly and shaped like a barn. The kitchen has...

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STEALING

STEALING

We are sitting around the supper table. In Northern Minnesota, the evening meal is called supper. And not dinner. We say it’s dinner time when we are eating lunch. I don’t know why. And, I guess this information is unimportant. We are eating boiled macaroni noodles...

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EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE

EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Growing up with epilepsy. I wasn't teased face to face. But they didn't know that the first thing that came back, even while the seizure was still in process was my hearing. I could hear what other kids were saying about me. Many of them were not really who I though...

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