I'm not okay today. In fact, I haven't been okay for a few weeks, but the last six days in particular have been absolute hell. My depression seems to have grown exponentially and what I was once describing as a sleeping dog lately seems to have grown three heads and reminds me of Fluffy from … Continue reading Not okay
I watched the video I made titled "My Amazing Life" again for the first time in a long while and it shook me. There smack dab in the middle of my spoken word about the gratitude I felt for my life... was him. My rapist. I had to pause the video. I stared into the … Continue reading The irony of my amazing life…
I am so honored to be the recipient of the 2018 ArtsFest Literary Competition for Adult Poetry with my piece titled: Magic Dragon: https://christiepage808.wordpress.com/2016/04/05/dragon-kite/ The world needs more poets, there is beauty in pain and there is healing in beauty. Make your life a life of art and if you have to suffer, suffer beautifully. … Continue reading Award Announcement
To say I've gained a significant amount of weight since my rape on September 16, 2017 is a bit of an understatement. My story can be found here... https://christiepage808.wordpress.com/2018/02/09/sexual-assualt-in-the-military-an-open-letter-to-the-united-states-air-force-trigger-warning/ Originally when my raped happened I couldn't eat at all, but I also couldn't leave the sanctity of my house either. It was something I didn't … Continue reading woman lost
"I had bits of memories, like scraps of paper pressed between the novels of what I knew to be true, that hid tiny truths within my pages whispered between bruises and never quite scratched the surface, never settled as deep as the blows." My truth was that I was so comfortable living in my pain … Continue reading The power of forgiveness
I've been looking for her, that girl that could smile at everything. And smile at nothing. She's been gone for a while now. In fact as of this post, it's been 162 days, 8 hours, 17 minutes and 5 seconds. Carefree me was someone who knew heartbreak and loss, who knew failure and disappointment but … Continue reading Carefree me
Serial Rapist and Sexual Assault offender and now Potential Murder Suspect at Patrick Air Force Base terrorizes victims with high ranking officials leading the way. My name is Christie Page and I am one of multiple sexual assault/rape victims of Tsgt Keith Alan Snyder of Patrick Air Force Base. Since my original 911 phone call … Continue reading Serial Rapist and Sexual Assault offender and now Potential Murder Suspect at Patrick Air Force Base terrorizes victims with high ranking officials leading the way.
Here's the thing about being a victim of trauma, specifically sexual assault and rape. You never know what kind of a survivor you're going to get. And for the record, there is no right or wrong way to survive sexual assault/rape. As far as I am concerned, however you get by on a day to … Continue reading Justice, the only victor…
TRIGGER WARNING No means no. Stop means stop. These are not mixed signals or missed clues. These are the words of NON-CONSENT.
My first book of poetry is now available on Amazon. The first in a series of three and also the work I will performing at this years ArtsFest Stuart!!! https://www.amazon.com/dp/1977085350/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1517768735&sr=8-5&keywords=she+was+the+stuff+of+stars+book