Redemption

One and one make two Those were the days And nights of drinks and danger Intoxicated inspired in-love Speeding streets screaming sheets Façade fading fast and furious Sadist seeping into safe sanctuary Invisible invasive insanity intrudes Secretly sucking my breath Pull the blinds blinding witness to you Damning destruction of devotion Desire domination devoid Of … Continue reading Redemption

Fool in Paradise

Jungle density A puppet in paradise Potential and possibility Poison me with filth Drag me through the mud Falsehoods are eroding Fueling the monster Sobering reminder Childhood nightmares On the outside looking in Temperature rising Fill the tub With cold water and hope Overflow of longing and regret I am a mistake

Grief

This quote was originally from a NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) article for families and friends about healing after a loved one has died by suicide. Anyone who experiences death is going to go through a grieving process. For those of us experiencing either mental illness and/or chronic illness, we are most likely aware … Continue reading Grief