Posts tagged ‘PTSD’

April 22, 2017


by braveandrecklessblog

I cannot

Be broken


But life is

Doing its damn best

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April 19, 2017

Brilliant Madness (revisited)

by braveandrecklessblog

I live in a state

Of brilliant madness

I teeter on the apex

Of a jagged mountain

Balanced atop a skateboard


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April 12, 2017

Where My Ghosts Come Out to Play

by braveandrecklessblog

The room is tastefully decorated

Respectful distance is kept between her desk near the door and the comfortable chair that I decided the first time we met will be mine

Arms folded tightly across my chest,

hands in unconscious fists

Small table next to me holds kush balls and engraved stones with reassuring words like hope and peace and a box of tissues that I do not like to need

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April 2, 2017

Encroaching Darkness

by braveandrecklessblog


is washing

over me



black ink



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March 13, 2017

I Am A Run On Sentence (revisited)

by braveandrecklessblog

I am a run on sentence

Too many ideas

Ping pong in my head

Too many fragments of me

Run amok

Across the page of my life

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October 28, 2016

Twisting Shadows – #DailyHaikuChallenge

by Morgan




Silence Stifling

Shadows twisting in the mind

Echoes Whispering


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July 26, 2013

Disposable Soldiers

by Katie Simpson

warning: mentions drug and alcohol abuse

We demanded your
service, sent you
to a land where
the people didn’t
want you. In the
name of God,
and Freedom, you
were ordered to
round up villages,
kill the forests, and
watch too many die.

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