I Was Repeatedly Slapped In The Face For Being Gay

I Was Around 7 Years Old And I Still Want Revenge

Dear Grandpa (Mom’s side) back in the day. These steps towards the entrance carry so much history.

Right behind my grandpa lies a set of steps. They lead to the kitchen of my grandparent’s house.

I have millions of memories of this particular place. These steps are often the background of my dreams.



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Mary Cheens

Mary Cheens


Mindful addiction recovery. Failing in my close relationships. Exposing my trauma, naked & afraid.