Tag: depression

Remember When – A Poem

When I close my eyes, I am pulled back to another time. I stand there, looking at myself as I was, as I had been. He lay in bed, his eyes half closed, sleep long gone   but also not far behind. He heard…

The Glass from Within – A Poem

A part of me broke today. I heard it clatter to the ground, letting out a soft clink!. It left a crater in the cement around it, which told of its true weight. Looking down at it, I wondered if the piece of me…

Light Between the Cracks – A Poem

I am outside myself looking inwards. There is a storm within me, one of fire and rain, spark and water. Its winds howl inside my skin, filling my head with words that make no sense, but hurt all the same. I feel droplets of…

Little Yellow Magnet – It’s Almost Here!

It goes without saying that Little Yellow Magnet was a difficult book to write. It was also the most rewarding. When I first started writing it, I called Little Yellow Magnet my little book of positivity. The idea behind it at first was to…

Elastic Bands, Band-Aids, Words and Song – A Poem

Every day is the same: I work on holding myself together. I wrap my body in found things: elastic bands, string, a pleasing melody, Band-Aids, a well written line of text, the occasional staple. These have built up over time, to form a cocoon…

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