Why does mental health have to be such a “bad” topic? Why am I bad, attention-seeking person when I speak about my mental health but I’m also weak if I don’t talk about it? Why is it appropriate to go behind someone’s back and say they’re lying about their mental health? I can’t tell youContinue reading “Tell All Tuesday #5”
Lightning has always reminded me of anger. The way it builds and intensifies The energy particles collect in the sky And rage stirs inside the body Until it reaches the point of overflow Unleashing at the drop of the hat. Shocking everything in its path. The lightning dissipates The anger is soothed And everythingContinue reading “Lightning”
I reminisce on the good days When we would laugh until we cried And cried until we laughed. I reminisce on the bad days When we would yell at each other Until our voices were hoarse and tears rolled down our cheeks. I reminisce on every day in between The good The bad The uglyContinue reading “Reminisce”
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.