Behind closed doors I am a different animal I eat my food protectively and with great bites I play dress-up and pretend I am a typical only child used to a secret life sometimes it is lonely and sad and often after socializing I long to rid myself of the feeling of being filledContinue reading Neither you and neither me – Candice Daquin
I mailed my quota of trust to Hades Gave away dancing shoes to the furies Cut my wrists on your barbed indifference Shook the habit of grief from my molting skull Stepped out scathed and blistering. * When you have nothing to lose When everything you believed Is crushed in incestuous vow Corrosion comes asContinue reading Shook the habit – Candice Louisa Daquin
We Will Not Be Silenced: The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault, Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay and Art is in the best seller #1 position for Poetry Anthologies and the #1 New Release in Women’s Poetry on Amazon! Please, if you have not yet purchased a copy, consider doing so forContinue reading We Will Not Be Silenced – Launch Tomorrow!
You’re just a little thing, a flim flam thing something of no consequence if you choose to see it that way and if you do, you’ll walk into rooms, drooping head, sagging shoulders nobody will even see that’s the gait of defeat baby and it’s yours for the taking as nobody, I mean nobody, wantsContinue reading Seize the female – Candice Louisa Daquin
Whispers penetrate flesh walls, secrets resound like a melody within the temple of mind. A church choir of boys sing Latin, a tongue they never understood, yet made beautiful in spite. An angelic host of innocence, perched in perfect rows; perverse men licking dry lips conduct harmony, as chorus echoes in rounds confined byContinue reading Preyed
Welcome to Sisters of Indigo Light, dedicated to the healing and empowerment of sexual harassment and sexual abuse survivors through creative expression and community. Sisters of Indigo Light grew organically from the movement to publish ‘We Will Not Be Silenced.’ We believe there needs to be a permanent home for creativity born from our survival whereContinue reading Introducing Sisters of Indigo Light
I am a writer, an editor, and publisher with a background in clinical social work and neurodegenerative research. I am a mother, a wife, pansexual, dyslexic, living with Bipolar II, and fibromyalgia. I am an artist, an avid reader, and lifelong advocate for social justice. I am also a sexual abuse survivor. Like many sexualContinue reading Why ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’- Christine E. Ray