Foreplay

Just because you cameDoesn’t mean I’ve escapedThe tornado of thoughts, inside my brainYou were relevant, you were attentive, you were explosive to paint.A picture drawn up in my head I dare not taint. Darling know one thing:My past made me this way.No excuses, just facts you need to look in the face.Admit and accept, let… Continue reading Foreplay

Gushing Glaciers

The liquid that lucidly lapped Ran red and rapidly rampant Downstream,self-control crept in and cleansed it crystalScarring a trace of terror and turmoil. mentalhealth #endthestigma #selfharm #selfcare #suicide #newbeginings #lake #happyplace #bpd borderlinepersonalitydisorder #themighty #mightypoets #copingskills #startover #new #poetry #poem #mystoryisntover #mystory #leggomyego #myjourney #advocate #mentallillness #raiseawareness #sober #recovery #abstinence #poet #mevsme

Last Call

“Cheers,” she says as she lowers her glass toward hell. “Cheers to an Honest Abe.”             I shift my eyes in her direction as I watch her lift the tiny glass a few inches from the floor up to her pale lips. Bailey has been this way ever since the truth came out twelve season… Continue reading Last Call