It’s easy to stay silent Muted to everything around you Pop that pill and have no emotions I was numb It’s hard to brave the real world With its meanness and insensitivity Without the security blanket of that pill. But feeling emotions freely The good and the ugly Is part of what makes us humans.
I see things differently When I look in the mirror As opposed to when someone else looks at me. I obsess over stretch marks and acne scars That are reminiscent of years of struggles Years of tears and not being content with myself. And moments of being too scared to look in the mirror OrContinue reading “Dysmorphia”
Society used to make me think that Being alone and being lonely Were synonymous. But I have never been so wrong And two words have never been so opposite. I am slowly loving spending time with myself My ideas My thoughts. I am alone, But I am not lonely Since I am everything I everContinue reading “Lonely”
A sigh of relief Escaped my lips When I finally got the good news That I was so eagerly waiting for. All of the late nights The waiting The crying The hard work Finally paid off. New beginnings are on the horizon A new direction A new opportunity And I have never been more excited.
If the meaning of our lives Are a summation of all of our decisions Good and bad Where would your scale lie When you are no longer with us? Is there a balance Of the positive and negative choices That you made? Or is there an overwhelming majority One way or the other? Is thisContinue reading “Balance”
I notice a thread has been pulled On my favorite sweater Probably from wrapping myself in it For hours and days at at time It slowly begins to unravel Tearing at the seams Slowly falling apart Is this what the human psyche experiences When haunted by mental health That makes a person feel like theyContinue reading “Unravel”
Tears collect In the corner of your eyes. They slowly roll down Your rosy cheeks Passing those smile lines That are proof of happier times. Your breaths are unsteady As you attempt to regain your composure Brush the remnants of the tears off your face And continue with your day. This week, I have theContinue reading “Tears”
Where do souls go When they leave our bodies Shortly after death. Do they float around aimlessly Or have a sense of direction? Where do souls go When a heartbeat stops And the body is declared dead. The electric shock jolts the soul Back into its body But where did it go in the meantime?Continue reading “Afterlife”
I wake up in the morning And choose the mask I want to wear today. Covering my emotions My thoughts My feelings For the betterment of the people around me. I put on a facade Feign happiness Go through the motions And do the same thing Day after day. When will someone notice?
I lay wide awake at night Talking to the moon And spend my days daydreaming Waiting for an epiphany to come And make life make sense again.