Posts tagged ‘mental-health’

March 17, 2017

Perspective

by Nick Anthony

The plight of sane souls
In a mad society
Is insanity.

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December 5, 2016

Life Matters(on suicide)

by 50djohnson

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The holidays are so lonely for so many. However, there is
always an answer better than taking your life.
Dear Heavenly Father in heaven,
I lift up this one who is broken.
The pain is too much to bear.
He can barely get up in the morning
Wishes he were with you there!

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May 31, 2014

Cancer of the Soul

by Heather's Starting End

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I see me now,
And reflect on a time when
Once lost ,
Needing to be found again

I see those years,
Just a walk on part
On the stage
Of my life
In a house I occupied,
But where I did not
Live
In a bed I slept,
But did not
Dream

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December 6, 2013

A “Self Help” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

I was at the pharmacy picking up a prescription the other day and I saw a self help book on a display by the prescription pick up counter called They Can’t Drive You Crazy If you Don’t Let Them Have The Keys. I guess the floor planner figured that if you were in need of prescription drugs, you may also be in need of psychological help dealing with things ailing you in your life, health and otherwise. Hey, I was there picking up something that I need due to the aging process. Let’s just say, I gotta go with the Flo – pun intended.

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October 10, 2013

Stigma (a poem for World Mental Health Day)

by PookyH

Why do you always stop and stare?

Is it because I’m ‘not all there’?

Do you think I’m a freak?

Or a nut?

Or a loon?

That I’ll howl like a wolf when it’s next a full moon?

You try to avoid me.

You think that I’m dangerous.

Do you think that the illness I have is contagious?

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June 5, 2012

Poem: A mind in limbo

by Harry

I see your anguish and  i hear your pain.

Both in your eyes and on your voice.

Its has changed you completely.

To someone who wants to hide.

You listen to woman who gave bad advice.

Believing their tales and stories.

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