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Compassion - Part Two

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

“Compassion" is a story I wrote about a young girl who is abandoned by her family in a brutal manner. With an inner awareness that is heightened by mysteries revealed through the natural world, she triumphs over the futility of homelessness. I build a foundation for her lyrical struggle...

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Homelessness,Abandonment,Spiritual,Religion,Triumph,Human,Spirit,Gamblers,Hope,Family,Abuse,Crow,White,Goose,Crickets,Scarab,Beetle,Texas


The Long Trance Spring Of 2009

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

The group experience of violating a woman has to end in today's society as all the children are watching in a virtual world that includes advanced technology. This principle based in our Judeo-Christian sense of religion and spirituality should be enough, however. It is the Christmas season...

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Hypnosis,Trance,Terror,Abuse,Woman,Cobra,America,Torture,Degradation,Slavery,Spring,Cabaret,Beauty,Pretty


The Small Space (Version 2)

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

The Small Space is about the tiny portion of money and power I have in the world due to the slavery in which wealthy men have held me all my life. As a woman, I examine in this poem - the tiny emotional and visual space that is left from the terrible violence individuals such as these commit...

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Slavery,Crime,Terror,Abuse,Rape,Torture,Patricia,Mcgurk,Martin,Citizen


The Little Girl And God

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

It is wise to approach little girls with tenderness as they are little flowers with God in their secret souls.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Girls,Childhood,Children,Abuse,Love,Tenderness,God,Touching


Did I Disappoint You At Three?

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

When we are little children, sometimes it seems that nothing we do is enough to please the adults around us. They end up making the child feel she or he is the adult - and only the adults have the right to be the child.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Children,Family,Abuse,Maturity


The Missing Authentic Self = The Institutional Oppression Of Women And Girls

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

The Authentic Self is never realized in most young girls due to gender oppression in the family and society, including schools. The real self of the girl is often gone, vanished in the air, rarely to return.

Essay | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gender,Oppression,Sexism,Racism,Women,Men,Children,Family,Death,Soul-split,Society,Abuse,Torture


White Life - The Crappy Plate Of White Food

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Many of us are given the crappy plate of food from birth. No one likes it much and can’t eat it, even though it is supposed to be white. Women and children retch and vomit when forced to eat the horrible food with no real culture. They get called or identified as Bulimnics or Anorexics...

Essay | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: White,Race,Food,Cuisine,Hope,Bulimina,Anorexia,Gender,Abuse,Spiritual,Deficit


The Cells Give Up - Emotional Starvation And "Gendercide"

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Generational Bullying in the family has yielded a little boy who often chooses to bully his sister early in his life, sometimes moving on to his mother. This adds up to Institutional Gender Coercion of the little girl, often the targeted victim of societal gender oppression.

Essay | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Murder,Oppression,Genocide,Gendercide,Girl,Boy,Woman,Man,Abuse,Bully,Terror,Soul,Split,Slavery,Enslavement,Family,Suicide,Depression,Emotional


I Fixed The Food For My Beloved

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

I did fix the food for me Though suffering in torture I fixed the food for my Beloved Self To soothe my Beloved And have a safe place in me, Comforted A space in me that is mine In which to rest

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Childhood,Torture,Of,A,Child,United,States,Beloved,Poem,Girl,Boy,Woman,Man,Rape,Holiness,Abuse,Atrocities,Atrocity,God

The Old Sponge

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

You stand it up, the old ugly stained sponge, away from the front of the Better Homes and Gardens pretty picture you are setting up, or near the brighter newer required sponges sparkling in the front of the dish counter in the kitchen where you, the Interior Decorator of your Own Home, reside. ...

Article | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sponge,Old,Age,Gender,Labor,Issues,Older,Worker,Woman,Discrimination,Heritage,Prudence,Cost-saving,Thrift,Affectionate,Memories,Family,Kitchen,Abuse


I Am The Police State

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

I Am the Police State is about the impact of a police state relationship on a young girl/woman in her personal life, with the harrowing implications of a societal permission to abuse reflected in her father's treatment of her. She tries to escape the sense of entrapment and an actual prison her...

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Oppression,Father,Police,State,Daughter,Abuse,Relationships,Family,Society,Fascism,Torture,Institutions,Of,Power


Just Another Day

By Cody1993  (booksie.com)

A selfish man plans a fishing trip with a friend.

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Too,Late,Fishing,Boat,Ocean,Fish,Friends,Selfish,Greed,Abuse,Other,Religion,Faith,Just,Another,Day,Cody1993

Shit I Probably Shouldn't Have Put In Writing; A Self-Dooming

By Xexilia Zajac  (booksie.com)

I write a lot of odd, jokey essays and things of the like that I tend to read as my stand up routine, or intend to eventually. People tell me this is stuff you can't say. It turns out you CAN say it. . . .It just also turns out you're not supposed to.

Book | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Charity,Animals,Abuse,Humor,Donate,Lesbians,Tits,Boobs,Food,Mystery,Crime,Pulp,Romance,Random,Weird,Wtfdidijustread


Through My Eyes - Heidi Cooper

By Unanimateriver  (booksie.com)

Torn down brick by brick. If only I could piece him back together.

Poetry | Updated Jun 22, 2014 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 4
Tags: Abuse,Love,Control


The Faith Series: No Book Title As Of Yet

By Tishawn  (booksie.com)

I'm in the process of writing a novel. This is the Introduction only. The Faith Series is about one divorced woman named Faith who is a single mother and victim of abuse, but not yet a survivor. Through her faith she learns how to become a survivor in order to no longer live a victimized...

Novel | Updated Jun 21, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Abuse,Domestic,Violence,Women,Mothers,Novel,Introduction,Divorce,Children,Kids,Mother,Woman,Book

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