Butterfly

I can’t be A productive member Of society When I can’t even follow My own thoughts Because You and You You threw me to the ground Mixed with dust and detritus Existing on Layers of dirt and sand Turned to rocky crag Abandoned baby Feral soul Wild thing Tourist Don the illusory garb Hide in the … Continue reading Butterfly

Heart of Gold

Another great quote for those of us that are struggling to understand the loss of friendships and relationships when we are chronically ill. There are a lot of us, which means that it is possible to find new people who can understand, lift us up and stand beside us. We deserve better and we have … Continue reading Heart of Gold

Hidden

you can’t see me masks make-up mannequin mirror tattoos tell a talismanic tapestry hair color streaks shriek sacrosanct black baggy hoody hint of hoodlum ripped jeans reveal reverent rebel laced up black boots bear barbaric bravery dark eyes long lashes red lipstick ravishing move or I’ll move you a picture of palatial power perfect protection … Continue reading Hidden

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

Don’t Forget Me

From Mental Health Awareness; Grievers, Supporters and Survivors. There are many awesome things about Eeyore. He keeps plugging along despite his depression. When pieces of him fall off, he tacks or tapes them back on. He takes his time and doesn't pressure himself to keep up. He appreciates that he needs time alone and time with … Continue reading Don’t Forget Me