Make a Difference for a Domestic Violence Survivor
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead
Every one of us knows someone—or is someone—who has been affected by domestic and sexual violence. As with most epidemics, the extent of the problem can feel overwhelming and leave us wondering how we can even begin to make a difference. You can get involved by volunteering, donating, throwing a beneficiary event, lending your voice to the movement, and many other ways.
At least I don’t have to check “Divorced”
On a lifetime of official forms
But I remember the wedding ritual,
The party, the thank you notes.
The marriage failed within a year.
At least the cats can’t ask me
Why she doesn’t come home any more
But they follow me with puzzled eyes
And keep waiting by the door.
I can’t seem to provide them a stable home.
At least I have my own career,
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