On Her Be Half © Cali Lili ® #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth

on her be-half

by ©Cali Lili ™ 2013, 2014, 2018

child – hood

a  nightmare stood

butterflies

all in my head

always nervous

i’m no good

the other kids

they seem so calm

how they do?

that?

i want the fun

i want 2 be the brat

how  they do

that?

butterflies

all in my head

all ways nervous

i’m no good

they seem so calm

i the dread

the

no place

home

workin’ harder ’cause,

i’m

no

one

damn

there’s the sound

the living room this time

where death is never

far away

i’ve got 2 find out

why she stays

but first 

i get

Him Off Her Back

there goes the Sm-ACK

i get Up

in between them

SCREAM

stop

don’t U

see the WRONG?

STOP

it

stop it

stop it

till my tiny voice

is gone

my mouth is open

there’s no sound

i cry myself to sleep

be

CAUSE

i could not

fight the cruel

still have to take the test

take the test at school

beg mom

Leave Him

Call

911

get in between them

all

by

myself

a

lone

i try

2 Keep

Things

Cool

i

try

2 Save

Her.

she won’t go.

she turns on me

with

NO.

now i’m bad the bad one.

i

the mirror

ice her brow

so

how?

somehow

I know

The Kind of Stuff

No kid Should ever Know

somehow

i know.

I go.

Leave bad enough alone.

On Her Behalf

does she 

even 

does she even know  ? 

she doesn’t know?

it’s now or never

tiny voice

my mouth is open

there’s no sound.

The CAUSE

i

tiny voice

my mouth is open

there’s a sound

i sing my songs

i write some wrongs

on Her Be-Half

And Yours

my Sisters’

tiny voice

my mouth is open

there’s a sound

i sing

us wishing

to

Be

Whole

not

Half

my mouth is open

there’s a sound

i Sing

Us

not

The

lost

but

found.

 ~ ~ ~

DeMystify The Abuser as Terrorist Dictator  ;

The Chain of Human-KIND is STRONGER Than Our Weakest Links™

ChildAbuse is #Terrorism

In order to Demystify The Abuser

We Must Understand him and his Cronies

As Terrorist Operatives

His Need for Dictatorship as Mental Illness

The Victim’s Remedy is To End Tolerance For Pathology

©by Cali Lili™2014

Dear World,

It is time to Recognize, Understand,  and Remedy with Alacrity :  the very Simple Cause for Abusive Conditions under which so many innocent people suffer.

The Pathological Psychology of a Terrorist / Dictator is that of any other Common Bully, Emotional Abuser, Physical Abuser …

Please let us apply the Same Common Sense Remedies for  any other case of Abuse

The Same Remedies applied Upon receiving the Abused Family Members into a Safe House or Shelter can be applied globally

The Stakes are catastrophic if we neglect this Mental Wellness for : Our Global Family

At the very simplest psychological level – the solutions are so clear ….

Like any Culture or Group of People oppressed by The Dictator – the Family Members of an Abuser suffer unimaginably,  the daily agonies of tortures – …  both physical and psychological in nature

These agonies damage victims for generations …

Unhealing Wounds paid forward into the future … generation after generation …  scarring, savaging the humanities of us all as the wound becomes encoded genetically

In a never-ending cycle of misplaced tolerance for pathology.

Please let us End Our Tolerance for Pathology and Begin the Remedy with the very same Basic Common Sense used to protect an innocent child from the Pathology of her abuser.

If We Numb ourselves into delusive agreement with Toxic Apathies, lulling ourselves into the Oblivion of a Depressed World View that holds it impossible to end war, abuse, hate, torture … –  then what?

Then by abdication, we have accepted our own Demise through knowing and willful Sufferage of Pathology and Abuse

If we accept Such Sufferage for another, then by definition, we accept it for ourselves …

To see this truth –  is one step toward Global Mental Wellness and therefore – one step toward the remedy of a condition that literally plagues us

Global Mental Wellness Assures Global Physical Survival by our admission and acceptance of the Larger, Kinder and Most Practical Truth …

That Truth is of our Unlimited Potential … to counteract the equally unlimited pathologies of the Abuser …

Global Mental Wellness is vital to our survival and perhaps we ignore and discount it because most cultures do the same with individual Mental Wellness

Via Global Mental Wellness we will have access to these Remedies :

It is Possible to access our own Toxic Emotions as individuals and also as Cultures, Societies, States, Countries …

It is Possible for us all to Detoxify, Remedy, Improve, Heal our own Behaviours when we know we have crossed a line

It is Possible to Recognize Early Warning Signs of Impending Events via Understanding the Mechanism of Abuse and the Psychology of The Abuser

 … and

It is Possible and Necessary,

To Say “No” in the Very Earliest Stages of any impending Abusive Event,

It is Possible and Necessary,

To Say “No” most often with Non-Violence

It is Possible and Necessary,

To Say “No”

Whenever a Dictatorial, Abusive presence rears its ugly head across our own boundaries

It really is – Possible.

Now.

Right Now.

~ ~ ~

War Is Abuse  / Abuse Is Terrorism

The Survivors Knowledge

©Cali Lili™2014

Like Survivors of War,

Survivors of abuse,

Whether Emotional or Physical,

Instantly recognize the build-up,

Escalating tensions that lead to war.

From the Personal To the Political,

We lack that Extra Layer of Comfort,

Stripped Away,

As a Result of Experiences that none of us

Should ever need to claim.

Although garnered by pain,

There is a Survivor Strength

We Possess,

And a Wisdom,

HyperVigilance and Sensitivity,

Like an Alarm that awakens us

And Everybody in our midst.

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On Her Be-Half by ©Cali Lili ™ 2013, 2014, 2018

On Her Be-Half

by ©Cali Lili ™ 2013, 2014, 2018AlbumArtiMagicHairLARGEFilebutPixilated

My Child – Hood.

A Nightmare Stood.

butterflies

all in my head

always nervous

i’m no good.

the other kids

they seem so calm,

how they do that?

i want the fun

i want 2 be the brat

how  they do that?

butterflies

all in my head

all ways nervous

i’m no good.

they seem so calm

i the dread the

no place

home 

work harder ’cause,  

… i’m 

oh – there’s the sound,

the living room this time

where death is never far away

i’ve got 2 find out why she stays,

but first –

i get Him Off Her Back,

there goes the Sm-ACK

i get Up 

in between them

SCREAM

stop

don’t U see the WRONG?

STOP

it 

stop it

stop it

till my tiny voice

is gone

my mouth is open 

there’s no sound

i cry myself to sleep

be CAUSE

i could not

fight the cruel

still have to take the test at school

Beg mom

2 Leave Him,

Call

911 

All

by

Myself,

Alone

i try

2 Keep

Things

Cool

i try

2 Save Her

she won’t go.

she turns on me with

NO.

now i’m bad the bad one.

the mirror

ice her brow

how?

somehow

I know

The Kind of Stuff 

No kid Should ever Know

somehow

i know.

So.

I go.

Leave bad

Enough

alone.

On Her Behalf

she doesn’t know?

it’s now or never

tiny voice

my mouth is open 

there’s no sound.

And still

sometimes

Lose what I found

cry sleep

The CAUSE

i

fight the cruel

my tiny voice

my mouth is open 

there’s a sound

i sing my songs

i write some wrongs

on Her Be-Half

And Yours

my Sisters’

tiny voice

my mouth is open 

there’s a sound

i sing

us

to

Be

Whole

not 

Half

my mouth is open

there’s a sound

i Sing 

Us 

not

The

lost

but

found.

 ~ ~ ~

DeMystify The Abuser as Terrorist Dictator  ;

The Chain of Human-KIND is STRONGER Than Our Weakest Links™ 

ChildAbuse is #Terrorism

In order to Demystify The Abuser

We Must Understand him and his Cronies

As Terrorist Operatives

His Need for Dictatorship as Mental Illness

The Victim’s Remedy is To End Tolerance For Pathology

©by Cali Lili™2014

Dear World,

It is time to Recognize, Understand,  and Remedy with Alacrity :  the very Simple Cause for Abusive Conditions under which so many innocent people suffer.

The Pathological Psychology of a Terrorist / Dictator is that of any other Common Bully, Emotional Abuser, Physical Abuser …  

Please let us apply the Same Common Sense Remedies for  any other case of Abuse

The Same Remedies applied Upon receiving the Abused Family Members into a Safe House or Shelter can be applied globally 

The Stakes are catastrophic if we neglect this Mental Wellness for : Our Global Family 

At the very simplest psychological level – the solutions are so clear ….

Like any Culture or Group of People oppressed by The Dictator – the Family Members of an Abuser suffer unimaginably,  the daily agonies of tortures – …  both physical and psychological in nature

These agonies damage victims for generations …

Unhealing Wounds paid forward into the future … generation after generation …  scarring, savaging the humanities of us all as the wound becomes encoded genetically 

In a never-ending cycle of misplaced tolerance for pathology.

Please let us End Our Tolerance for Pathology and Begin the Remedy with the very same Basic Common Sense used to protect an innocent child from the Pathology of her abuser.

If We Numb ourselves into delusive agreement with Toxic Apathies, lulling ourselves into the Oblivion of a Depressed World View that holds it impossible to end war, abuse, hate, torture … –  then what?  

Then by abdication, we have accepted our own Demise through knowing and willful Sufferage of Pathology and Abuse

If we accept Such Sufferage for another, then by definition, we accept it for ourselves …

To see this truth –  is one step toward Global Mental Wellness and therefore – one step toward the remedy of a condition that literally plagues us  

Global Mental Wellness Assures Global Physical Survival by our admission and acceptance of the Larger, Kinder and Most Practical Truth …

That Truth is of our Unlimited Potential … to counteract the equally unlimited pathologies of the Abuser …

Global Mental Wellness is vital to our survival and perhaps we ignore and discount it because most cultures do the same with individual Mental Wellness

Via Global Mental Wellness we will have access to these Remedies :

It is Possible to access our own Toxic Emotions as individuals and also as Cultures, Societies, States, Countries … 

It is Possible for us all to Detoxify, Remedy, Improve, Heal our own Behaviours when we know we have crossed a line 

It is Possible to Recognize Early Warning Signs of Impending Events via Understanding the Mechanism of Abuse and the Psychology of The Abuser

 … and

It is Possible and Necessary,

To Say “No” in the Very Earliest Stages of any impending Abusive Event,

It is Possible and Necessary,

To Say “No” most often with Non-Violence

It is Possible and Necessary,

To Say “No”

Whenever a Dictatorial, Abusive presence rears its ugly head across our own boundaries 

It really is – Possible.

Now.

Right Now.

~ ~ ~

War Is Abuse  / Abuse Is Terrorism

The Survivors Knowledge

©Cali Lili™2014

Like Survivors of War,

Survivors of abuse, 

Whether Emotional or Physical,

Instantly recognize the build-up,

Escalating tensions that lead to war.

From the Personal To the Political,

We lack that Extra Layer of Comfort,

Stripped Away, 

As a Result of Experiences that none of us

Should ever need to claim.

Although garnered by pain,

There is a Survivor Strength

We Possess,

And a Wisdom,

HyperVigilance and Sensitivity,

Like an Alarm that awakens us

And Everybody in our midst.

#ForTheNinth™ #NewMusic 🎼 #NewRelease 🎧 in #LovingMemory #HurricaneKatrina💧 #Katrina💧 #NewOrleans #NinthWard #Louisiana #PuertoRico💧 #TrayvonMartin💧 #TamirRice 💧 #SandraBland💧 #Flint💧 #JamelMyles 💧 https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/for-the-ninth-single/1430841560 … … #StayWoke 💧

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Album Artwork For The Ninth .jpg copyright Cali Lili all rights reserved .jpg
 
In loving memory of
the victims of “Hurricane Katrina.”
A love letter to Nawlins,
to “Lady Day,” Billie Holiday.
For Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Sandra Bland and too many more fallen angels.
We Shall Overcome.
 
Dedication :
 
In loving memory of the victims of “Hurricane Katrina.”
 
A love letter to Nawlins, to “Lady Day,” Billie Holiday.
 
For Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Sandra Bland and too many more fallen angels.
 
We Shall Overcome.
 
_________
 
Song Notes :
 
“Almost a Waltz”
 
for Billie Holiday, for Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, for Sandra Bland … too many fallen angels
 
and the “tomb” of the “unknown civil rights soldiers.”
 
An Ironic “Out of Step” Mardi Gras Ballad
 
in the Key of Billie Holiday
with a little bit of “Mahalia” in the wings …
 
This Song is “Haunted” by :
 
Harlem
The Harlem Renaissance
Old Nawlins / New Orleans
Scott Joplin / Broken Pianos
Billie Holiday
Satchmo
Langston Hughes
 
and also it is “haunted” by :
 
Hurricane Katrina
New Orleans
The “Flood”
 
Trayvon
Tamir
Sandra Bland
 
The Rising Waters of “the Ninth” Ward float us into the song …
 
and
 
The Receding Waters from the 9th Ward float us out of the song and into the future …
 
© Cali Lili™ All Rights Reserved
Vocals by Cali Lili
Lyrics by Cali Lili
Music by Wings Hauser
Additional music by Cali Lili
Arranged and Produced by Cali Lili
Percussion Supervision by Cali Lili
Music Supervision by Wings Hauser
Engineer and Additional Instruments by Reid Rice
Guitars by Edi Roque
Guitars by Paul Tokarz ( of Headless Robot)
Banjo and Mandolin by Mark Cassidy
Trumpet by Donna Schwartz
Drums by Kristen Gleeson Prata ( of BORNS Band )
Keys by Sean Nelson
Bass by Steve Shuster
all rights reserved
 
 
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#Flood
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#BillieHoliday
#Satchmo
 
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#WOC
#QWOC
#QPOC
 
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