When I slow down, breathe deeply, and relax,I feel as though I will always be where I am at!When does the anxiety go away?When do the voices subside?When does the paranoia disappear?When does the depression wane? I want another shot … Continue Reading Feelings (A Poem)
My wife and I recently got ourselves a Dachshund.He is great and we love him very much!He has a good … Continue Reading I Got A Dachshund Doggie (A Poem)
I sometimes wonder,Whether my mental health is worse,Due to my philosophical outlook.Is it possible, that too much philosophy hurts me?When you have severe mental illness,That is a worthwhile question to ask!
There are no easy answers.Whatever you do, there will be a trade-off!Life sucks!You can try as you might, but you will never be free of all your symptoms!The question is, “how much can you take?”That’s really what this boils down … Continue Reading The Challenge For Optimal Mental Health, Part One (A Poem)
How can I tell you that this isn’t all me?That it’s a lot of the illness and only some of me?While I can’t control my thoughts…I can control how I sometimes perceive those thoughts!That’s when I try my hardest!The ego … Continue Reading The Challenge For Optimal Mental Health, Part Two (A Poem)
Sometimes I go to bed with gratitude.I am grateful when I can see good things.Granted, it’s not every day.But, it is some days.Some days, I can see the peace, feel the happiness, experience the love!It does happen!It will happen again!It … Continue Reading Sometimes, I Go To Bed Grateful (A Poem)
I can’t be fixed.If I could have fixed myself, I would have.A long time ago, actually.
I want to die.I want my life to be over.I want to go now.I am tired.Tired of pretending.Tired of putting on a front.This life is not easy.It is not good.Why must we act like it is?Except to make ourselves feel … Continue Reading Worsening Depression (A Poem)
What was it that separated us?Differences.One of us was this way and one of us was that way.The one who conformed, knew what to expect and what was expected of them.The one who pushed back, was unaware that he was … Continue Reading I Don’t Have To Deal With You (A Poem)
I want the pain to stop.All the decisions, the outcomes, everything.Please let it go away.For good.I can try to manage things better after a nap.Or tomorrow.Soon.But, please make it stop!
The years go by oh so quickly.The years do not discriminate (in terms of how they affect us).And, how they could care less about that anyway!I’d like to know when life will slow down, or eventually stop!Although, I wish to … Continue Reading Life’s Destruction (A Poem)
I am imbalanced.A little.Right now.Having missed important medication.I think.It doesn’t help that I don’t feel well.Yes.It’s my illness.I am just trying to get things back to a therapeutic level.No harm, no foul.Except that I don’t feel well.
I am aware of all that can go wrong.While being aware of that which could go right.I am an optimist.But, I lean on the pessimistic side of life.Right now that is.Things can get better.It will require teamwork.But, do people know … Continue Reading It Is That I Am Aware (A Poem)
I would never have guessed, that the person I was, would be the person I needed to be.To be brave.To be honest.To know that there would be no other way.Back then.And, now that seems to be the case today.Who was … Continue Reading Intention And The Aftermath (A Poem)
It is so unsettling.Thinking of you.Thinking of it!Knowing it’s out of reach.Knowing it was once possible!But, not really.Wondering why I can’t move past.All that hinders me to this day!I wish for a better tomorrow.Yet, lack the ability to make it … Continue Reading How To Make It Better (A Poem)
Is it in my head?I don’t know.And, I don’t think so.Take what we know, and then go from there!Is it … Continue Reading What Is Truth (A Poem)?