In one of the stars I shall be living.
In one of them I shall be laughing.
And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing,
when you look at the sky at night …
You
— only you —
will have stars that can laugh.

from
Antoine De Saint-Exupery’s “The Little Prince”

“To This Day” is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan,
(watch the final result here: To This Day vimeo.com/59956490)
to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual.

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I was embraced by our tree

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{My personal message}
·.·°·The community created during this project and the end result is, by far, the most insightful example of the lifelong damage done during adolescence.
“Kids are Mean”
They had to learn their behavior from somewhere, obviously under the impression their actions are condoned.
It only takes one.
One person to target another, and their entire group of friends follow suit.
The deep-seeded insecurities I carry with me, are debilitating in the sense that I struggle with self confidence in all aspects of my life. And honestly, those that I’ve given my whole self, confident they wouldn’t destroy me, abandoned their vow to me in the end, anyway.

I’ll never be the girl everyone wants, because I’ve never been good enough.

I even have roadblocks as an adult in my career, social, and personal life.·.·°·

keep it down
…lest you awaken the beast
The Schizo Effect