Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Below is an excerpt from Susan’s story. Using poetry, she speaks of experiencing sexual assault at different times in her life and obtaining an abortion after being raped. Read Susan’s full poem that was published on Shout Your Abortion.
I felt less filthy
Until I failed to bleed.
I aborted the rapist’s twins
With my mother there for support.
I’ve never loved her more….”