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i believe the line was: “The statistics tell me that this is so common that I will never be in a room that does not contain a survivor. Not even if I am in that room alone.” via This is the Rape Joke | d.a.s @backshelfpoet /post/81053390497/this-is-the-rape-joke-my-best-friend-was-four

Thank you! <3

Also housebound, very afraid and ill, and passion for reading absolutely vanished due to mental illness that prevents me from doing anything at all. Do you ever wonder if we will heal? I often ask myself why I carry on and I never answer. I don’t know.

My mental illness completely drained my passion for reading for many, many years. Maybe my early…

Do you talk to at least one person often?

Yes. People at home. Daily, unless I’m too depressed to get out of bed. Also, my best friend of I…

Also disabled/housebound/afraid/an avid reader. I’m so happy to know I’m not alone! Your blog is lovely and so are you.

Thanks, lovely, you’re definitely not alone. <3

ik i recognize that quote and i swear i’ve seen it recently but i just scrolled and scrolled and scrolled, checking every post to see if it was it, so if you ever posted it, it wasn’t in 2019

Thanks for checking! <3 I know I posted that quote but haven’t the faintest idea when. 

do you have any idea which poem goes “i will never be in a room without a survivor / even if i am the only one in it” or something similar?

I remember this one but not the poet or poem title. Google and the site search don’t show anything,…

You’ve probably gotten this question so many times but I’m really curious… How do you read so many books? Do you listen to audiobooks too?

I listen to audiobooks and read.I have a lot of time due to my being afraid to leave the house, my…

could I rquest some poems talking about rape?

Major tw for rape, trauma, abuse (of all types), and the resulting effects, including…

do u have any poets/poetry collections u’d recommend that are similar to plath? that talk about womanhood, feminism etc etc

The closest to Plath would be Anne Sexton, then maybe Louise Gluck.This website lists more though…

I know you don’t speak about your personal life much here, but how are you? Are you well? You do not need to answer to this, but know I keep you in my thoughts and thank you deeply for all the words.

Thank you, lovely <3My last appointment with my psych had her bringing up the possibility of ECT...