In Your Own Words
This section is for you. It's a way to express your feelings and share your experiences. People have requested a place on the site where they can find hope and support, so we encourage submitting poems that will help provide a better understanding of sexual assault reactions, as well as providing hope to the survivors still struggling with their feelings.
A review of all submissions is part of the selection process. Please do not give out any information that would help anyone identify or locate you. Use a nickname or initials when signing your poem. All reference to your location and identity will be deleted.
You can submit your poem at