Let us educate, entertain, empower and encourage you.
To break the silence, break the cycle and find your voice.
Toni Rose: grandmother (Mima), Mother, Daughter, Sister, Lover Poet, and Author from Boston. I am a survivor of sexual abuse and domestic violence. Sometimes it is the mental and emotional abuse that hurts more than the physical. I identify myself as visible invisible. I can be in a room, easily forgotten until I speak. I am humble in not always wanting to be seen but heard.
Poetry has been instrumental in my personal growth and healing. My poetry has a strong emphasis on the struggles of life. I paint a picture with words that can be heart-wrenching truths.
I want to erase the taboo and stigma that goes with discussing trauma and understanding mental health associated with trauma. Since 2007 I shared my poetry at the Lizard Lounge where I spoke out against those transgressions of sexual abuse and domestic violence as well as components of my mental health - anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress disorder. I empowered Pat Rossi to find her voice, she started to write about her abuse.
Toni has been working on a four part book series, the struggles of surviving trauma, the first book available on amazon explores how a survivor is often a vigilante, keenly watching and detecting the dangers hidden in the shadows. Do ya know what it is to be afraid? Do ya know what it is to be in terror? Do ya know what it is to be alone and in fear? Trouble does and she shares these fears in her book Hyper-vigilant-e..
The Blue Rose is a movement helping victims, survivors and their families heal from the taboos of trauma and mental health through art.
Our Mission: Healing Through Art.
Our Vision: is to use various forms of art and talk therapy to speak out against the many types of trauma our children and adolescents are exposed to.
Our goal: is to educate, entertain, empower and encourage you to break the cycle, break the silence and find your voice.
Our Services include Motivational/Guest Speaker, Finding Your Voice Writing Workshop and The Amazing WoMen Poetry/Artist Showcase.
a break down of our showcase where violence is a destructive force that impacts communities and families.
he has no right
she has no right
to abuse one another
How do you as a family member, friend, or coworker stop known abuse?
Violence is accepted around the world, where some lives matter more than others.
More than 400,000 people die from homicide each year - in some countries it is one of the leading causes.