Posts tagged ‘mental illness’

August 27, 2020

To Self

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India



“Building a hemisphere of life

can cause an injury to the left or the right hemisphere

in the situations unrealistic, perverted by time;

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June 10, 2018


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Age Old Problem
Of Suicide
Remains Unsolved

How Can You Help

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August 9, 2016

If I Had A Scar

by Zia Jane

If I had a scar

Would that justify my pain as real?

If my wound bleed

Would that prove the hurt I feel?

If i was in battle

Would it make the hate and anger right?

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February 21, 2016

The Love’s Gone Stale

by K. T. Dibert

The love has gone stale
Like a beached whale.
Sitting in the sun,
Not loved by anyone;
I played the game –
What a shame that was.
You were here, and then you were gone.
Where do I belong?

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February 20, 2016

I Was Once Young

by K. T. Dibert

I say “I’m depressed.”
He replies
“Well, undepress yourself;
Come to the court with the ball and the women.”
I look away listlessly,
Knowing the drugs are gone –
They have fled.
The bottles are sadly empty;
Empty cans riddled
The window sill.
The window pane
Screamed with dusty odium,
As the sun gleamed with antipathy,
The people
With cars sped by
Going nowhere;
Perhaps to heaven
Or perhaps to hell

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May 11, 2014


by dokurtybitz

The daemon afflicts
My family and I,
Mental illness
Never suffers alone,
Even when
We only see
Our own tear

March 24, 2014


by dokurtybitz

Break a little more
With every dawn,
Gather the pieces
Assemble them in
Some semblance of order,

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March 1, 2014

Smells of Smoke

by sc0pic

An elevator
A parking garage
For the beach

Broken glass
Broken birds
Corrugated floor

Smells of smoke
The kind that only
Surrounds the homeless

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