Do you know what happened the other day? I went to the supermarket. I parked in the lot. I opened my door. I swung my legs out. And then I sat there. Sat in the driver's seat. Legs out, body in. I was barely aware of my situation most of the time. The rest of … Continue reading That’s Depression
It's fucking gone. I want to write. About something. About anything. I can't. Over several weeks - I can't. Please help. Give it back. I sit in Starbucks crying. Crying for it. I need it. It's all I have. It's how I get out of my brain. Coffee and tablets assisting. Life has been falling … Continue reading Lonely
He came to visit me that night, Cloaked in black, in darkness. I felt a shift within the room, An icy mist appearing. Unsure was I of what was there, So I chose to ignore him. Not quite was he a welcomed guest. I did not know his purpose. I tried to reach him through … Continue reading The Journey Home
Chaos is swirling all around me. For once I am the calm. So unusual for me To be the refuge not the one in peril. I study all around me. I feel relieved at first. Then guilty that I am safe. It is an unknown state for me. I breath a sigh of relief again. … Continue reading Tranquility
The boat bobs just as I do Without a set course Not quite lost at sea Not tethered enough It is near to dry land Yet so far Misunderstood by others As I am too We can both see safety The boat and I We edge forward and bob back Not ready to leave at … Continue reading My Boat
I haven't written a poem for a while, Am I hiding my truth, am I in denial? The lightening in my brain, Has been woken up again. It will not be kept silent or still, Whether or not it's against my will. Please be patient with me, As the words flow easily. My heart will … Continue reading Los Ojos, les Yuex, the Eyes, na Súile… What’s Behind Them?