It's all in my head. The pressure is all in my head. I have spent the later part of Monday and all day yesterday with yet another hideous migraine.
I get migraines and then I get migraines. The second version is the pounding, searing, scratching my brain kind of pressure that no medication will touch. I have tried prescription after prescription for migraines and nothing has ever cured them completely. Sometimes a medication will stop a migraine and that is a good day. The rest of the time I endure the pain, counting on someone else inside to work through their unrest to alleviate the mental throbbing.
Coincidentally, or not, the very day I wrote here about control of my feelings and memories, I ended up floored by a whopper of a migraine. By Monday evening, the voices in my head had reached a fevered pitch. With the noise increasing, I began to compensate by telling them to shut up. That didn't work very well and the tension continued to build.
I spent yesterday sleeping in our closet. Not my favorite place to sleep and even upsetting for some to spend anytime in a dark closet, but necessary to shut out the external sounds and light. It was then, and continued today, that I began to actually listen to what the others were saying. A novel idea...
It is the teenager-types this time; upset about our treatment by others. My father and his friends specifically. Almost as if our father grew tired of the monotony of abusing us he invited his friends to enjoy us as well.
Money changing hands. Hushed words and names spoken. Our names. He was telling them how to "work" us.
Say Sara for a blowjob... Cooper if you want a boy... Jasmine if you like to be rough... Lively if you want a bad girl... Sissy if you never want a word spoken...
And so they learned our names and exactly how to get what they wanted. He hurt us so much that he knew that we had different names. He fucking knew.
They take their turns watching and egging each other on. Suggestions of what to try. A fight for who was next. An invitation by him for all to join in towards the end.
A mess is what we are. Humiliation is sticky in our hair. We are dripping with ammonia-smelling shame. Numbing blood covers our legs. We are reduced to a heap of fluids, their laughter, their pleasure. A human hole.
My head is pounding with shame. The screams speak of silent terror. There is no medication to stop this pain. This migraine is wrapped up in silence that is unbearable to hear. The pressure of the secrets, the pressure of the shame is just too much.
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