No More Hushing The Truth
The story of a young woman who conquered Selective Mutism
In this memoir, the author shares a story on how she developed, selective mutism due to childhood trauma, and mental illness. She does this uniquely and creatively which she captures the readers’ attention with a thought-provoking hook. Each poem tells a specific story using free verse, narrative, and other poetic styles. Raw, uncut, and relatable in these turbulent times, the ongoing theme of the work is redemption and transformation.
Sneak peeks into the story…
“Has anyone ever touched you?” Auntie asked me
while sitting in the back seat. “Ahem.” I hesitated while
sitting next to Sissy. As I glanced at her, afraid, I
stammered and said, “Somebody made me suck their
“Shush,” Sissy said as she pinched my leg. “Hush,”
they said; Sissy obeyed their commands. Defenselessly,
we were unable to speak. Lured and harassed, Church
Boy intimidated us. “Hush, don’t tell nobody.” We both
are scared, so we don’t tell nobody, confused and abused.
Who could have had a clue? “Shush, Sissy, don’t speak.”
My face is hot; I can’t speak. “Hush, don’t tell anyone.
We will be homeless if we give evidence.” Now I can’t
speak. My mouth is shut; I can’t breathe. “Shush, don’t
tell nobody. Surely one day you will testify.”
NO MORE HUSHING THE TRUTH
The author is a guest on You can & You Will talk Show https://youtu.be/F6S58NUR9jw
Tiffany N. Wealth's story has inspired many people with her boldness and confidence to share her powerful testimony with others. Her testimony proves to others that with much determination and faith, one can overcome adversity and gain remarkable strength in the end.
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