Patterns

Habits and patterns A prisoner in a prison I designed Built on 2 cornerstones Don’t trust others And my twin fears of betrayal and rejection These 2 stones formulate the foundation Of my entire being They are the basics of all I do and believe They are my version of rose colored glasses They are […]

Asking For Help

Asking For Help Asking for help Something so simple But so hard I’ve never liked the phrase a cry for help It makes it sound like you need pity But when you’re struggling with things mentally Whether its depression Bipolar PTSD Anxiety or anything else The last thing I feel for anyone is pity You […]

Different Battles

We all fight different battles We all fight the same war Making it through life with our hearts and minds intact Some battle depression Some battle anxiety Some battle bipolar disorder Some battle PTSD I battle depression and loneliness It is a fight that I have fought More times than I care to ever remember […]

Touch Starved

The feature image of a sphinx cat will make sense i promise enjoy the poem starts below on page 2. I didn’t want there to be a page 2 but the formatting works better that way. so it shall remain until i find a better way.

Past Self

Past Self If you could say something to yourself from 10 years ago What would it be If there was a limit on the words you could say How many would you use What message would you convey I know what mine would be If I only had 3 words I would say It Gets […]

Hate

Hate The world is filled with Hate But Hate isn’t s a natural state Hate is something that takes effort Just like Love To Hate something requires thought and focus So does loving something You can dislike something intensely with little effort You can be disgusted with no effort But to truly Hate requires more […]

Prisoners

We have all been prisoners for something Locked up in our cages Incarcerated by different things Imprisoned by our past By our preconceived notions By our thoughts and ideas By our emotions By the emotions of others By our sin whether we accept it or not By relationships Imprisoned by the expectations of others Incarcerated […]

Posthumous Poetry

I read an interesting idea if you could write something That wouldn’t be read until long after you were gone What would you write With the knowledge that you would no longer be alive to be judged Than you could say anything Without fear of recompense Without consequence What things would you say what secrets […]

New Normal

We go from isolation To soft openings Reduced capacity Masks on everyone you see Social distancing 6 feet apart when we all ache for touch 3 months without friends without familiar places 3 months without handshakes and hugs We go not back to normal But to a new normal where we wonder Will it ever […]

Self Isolation

This poem has something different that i want to try below this little announcement you will find as small audio player. If you press play you should hear an audio recording of me reading this poem out. Usually I isolate myself from others Not out of fear of sickness Or of others But a general […]