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Words and Voices : What is the Trauma About ?
Words and Voices : What is the Trauma About ?

I would eat myself till afternoon, but starve like always. Food won't move down my throat, like a clot of sobs is resting to blow down there. How have I sustained, when in the morning I question myself--when have you last eaten anything? I would see the day pass. A survival mechanism dragging my body from yesterday to today and from here to next day. I would throw up parts of myself in the evening and realize my bones are dissolving in this pain....

Is suicide the ultimate escape?
Is suicide the ultimate escape?

There are a few scenarios in our country, that are very common. Like? Lovers ending their lives to be together in the 'afterlife'. Children jumping off school rooftops after being molested repeatedly by a teacher. They were too afraid to speak up and suffered in silence. The solution? To face the fifty feet drop. The farmers who lost their lands and their produce because of the Government, hang themselves to those trees which they themselves nurtured from saplings. Or those college students who are struggling to find inner peace finally decide to drink from a bottle of phenyl as if it were orange juice....