May We Dance Upon Their Graves

Incest Survivors, Spirituality and Ceremonies of Justice – the story of a woman living a rich, fulfilling life while waiting to dance on her sociopath father's grave.

‘Mother’s day’ song for mother complicit in child abuse


I did end up writing a song,. about the hypocrisy of my mother expecting me to celebrate mother’s day, to give her her motherly due, when she was an accessory … Continue reading

August 6, 2011 · 7 Comments

Happy Solstice


Today is the morning of the shortest day of the year.  A time when I usually clean up, simplify, tidy, pray. I’m grateful for my blessings this year: learning to … Continue reading

December 21, 2009 · 2 Comments

Perseverence Practice – Day 4


I was able to practice voice for longer last time, and it felt good. It’s amazing how alive I feel when I’m singing well. I still haven’t done the full … Continue reading

October 23, 2009 · 2 Comments

Perseverence Practice – Voice Day 3


Well, I’ve managed to practice voice for two days now. Mostly I just did the physical stretches and some warm up vocalizations, not the actual practice, but I’m figuring out … Continue reading

October 22, 2009 · 1 Comment

New song


Here’s a song I just wrote: “Scars to Prove It” Have you ever wondered how a child survives a horror? Do you think children are resilient or children they forget? … Continue reading

September 12, 2009 · 8 Comments

Warrior – the Real Wyrd Sisters


I have two items on the subject of being a warrior that I want to share – here is the first: The lyrics to “Warrior” by the Wyrd Sisters. When … Continue reading

May 29, 2009 · 6 Comments

Back in the saddle


I’ve been getting weekly massages and had one today. It’s amazing how nice and unusual being more relaxed than usual is. Last night I made some good progress on writing … Continue reading

April 28, 2009 · 1 Comment

Songs to dance on an abusers grave to


The concept of dancing on your abusers’ grave seems to have some resonance for survivors I’ve talked to. Not all of us are of Scottish heritage, or even interested in … Continue reading

April 13, 2009 · 8 Comments

In a cold and northern town


[A song in progress – celtic/folk story ballad feel. Key of D major] In a cold and northern town, the days are short and the nights are long A little … Continue reading

March 26, 2009 · 8 Comments

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