This is a free verse poem I wrote because I have been struggling with my PTSD lately. This poem is for anyone that has ever been hurt before. I hope … Continue reading Empty Your Pockets
Another influential writer in my own life Hemingway had a long history of mental illness. Hemingway, known at the time as the most celebrated American Writer, but had his demons he was fighting over the course of his life.
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month I will be writing a post a day about suicide prevention and awareness on my blog My Loud Bipolar Whispers for my campaign Remember in September. … Continue reading Darkness Swallowed Me Whole and Spit Me Back Out Again
‘Another young poker player trying to make his mark, you kids get younger,’ one says.
I know if I pass this point, it will take a panic attack to get me to turn back.
I pass it without issue, but it’s not long before the panic fully sets in.
I am losing myself on the highway.
My biggest fear.
She should have outgrown it— she’s four— long ago
it can only stretch from her toes to torso.
But, as kids we have trouble letting things go
why it still makes her shine all aglow? I don’t know.
Empty days pass through
the hourglass of life as winter offers little hope.
Figures never stay—
words fall like snow around me but never penetrate.
I get lost in it, I do everything I can.
wait, what about that little white pill.
A new dosage. More powerful than before.
I take that white pill.
Over the course of the last month, I have had the honor to do a freelance project called Inside and Out with a local writer named Terry Fisher. In the … Continue reading Inside and Out
I oughta give you a piece of my One-track Of the same Back of my Presence of Take a load off my Bored out of my Blow one’s Nobody in … Continue reading Mindful, a poem
Yesterday, July 3, 2018, marked the four year anniversary since my grandfather lost his battle with cancer. In my poetry class to end my undergraduate career, I wrote a poem … Continue reading Bravest Man I Knew
Today I am featuring the poem from Cass C, as a guest blogger for The Bipolar Writer blog. You can find Cass’ blog @ Www.turningpages00.wordpress.com Enjoy – James Rooted By Cass … Continue reading Rooted – A Mental Health Guest Blog Post Poem