Allow Me to Introduce The Muses

Ever since sharing my experience of meeting Jesus, I’ve been asking God, “What next?” Every time, I would receive a little reminder of my poetry project on sex trafficking survivors. Again, I was reluctant to share this because I had big plans about turning the series into a book once I’ve interviewed more women. However,…

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Susan

“We see a lot of young women who’ve been through the foster care system, been involved with child protective services, who’ve been runaways, who may have been homeless. Those are some of the very vulnerable populations, but really, it can happen to anybody.” Susan was sex trafficked as a minor by a boyfriend she loved,…

Jamie

“I think people forget that adults can be victims as well. A lot of states don’t recognize if you’re 18 and above that you’re a victim of trafficking. You’re just a prostitute. I could be 17 today and be a victim of trafficking, and tomorrow I’m 18 and still in the same situation.” A sex…

Marjorie

Marjorie was sex trafficked for seven years until she finally left her most abusive trafficker after seeing how the relationship was affecting their baby girl. She is now working on her higher education and is the founder of The Well Path, a recovery organization for those who have been sexually exploited. I wrote these poems…

Hark, the Trumpets Sing

I found this poem under website drafts--guess I forgot to publish it! Better now than never :). “For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?” (I Corinthians 14:8) Groom come get your bride In the dead of dark Steal her away, pray She is prepared, pray She has…