Posts tagged ‘mental illness’

June 10, 2018

IF YOU CARED ENOUGH

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Age Old Problem
Of Suicide
Remains Unsolved
Today

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
And

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May 11, 2014

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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

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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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