Stuck on a Stranger

Well… it’s been a while since I’ve shared one of my poems with you. It can be a different sort of raw/openness to share these with the public, a very … Continue reading Stuck on a Stranger

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The Silent Sands of Illness

This is a new rendition of a poem I wrote on my blog. The Silent Sands of Illness Spheres be fed the blackened beast, For long to fill his gluttonous … Continue reading The Silent Sands of Illness

Healing Through Poetry

April is National Poetry Month. Poetry has played a significant role in my healing process. I spent many years discovering myself and learning how to heal. The things hurting me … Continue reading Healing Through Poetry

Letter to myself

Dear me,
Life is not easy, nor will ever be.
You are a fighter and a survivor.
And worthy of love
and to revive her.

Dear me,
Sticks and stones can’t and will not break your bones.
Life will get you down,
They will get you down.
They will call you names like ugly and fat.
Just your life is so much more than that.

My Loud Whispers of Hope–My New Blog Name and a Poem

“Turn loud whispers of hope into shouts of joy for the triumph of life and living.” ~Susan Walz My Loud Whispers of Hope When I finally accepted the theory that … Continue reading My Loud Whispers of Hope–My New Blog Name and a Poem

PTSD after abuse – a poem

Of course traumatic events would tie themselves into mental health challenges, and while talking about domestic violence and emotional abuse deserves its own blog entirely, the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is … Continue reading PTSD after abuse – a poem

My Happily Ever After…

“You can’t get to ‘happily ever after’ without turning the page.” ~unknown Once upon a time… I wonder how many more me’s there are of me to be. How many … Continue reading My Happily Ever After…

Losing Hopes To Despair

Losing Hopes To Despair: Thus Passes A Lifetime  by: Francesca Seopa There’s a battle being fought behind the curtain An enemy awaits me, on that I’m certain There are blows … Continue reading Losing Hopes To Despair

Melancholy – A Poem

“And so being young and dipped in folly, I fell in love with melancholy.” Edgar Allen Poe Hello. You’re back. I remember you well. We go way back and are … Continue reading Melancholy – A Poem

My Dear Old Friend

You use to help me when I needed you the most. Dependable. Reliable. Confident. Creative. Sharp. Quick with the wit. You helped me find the perfect words to say. Reminded … Continue reading My Dear Old Friend

Ideas for Mental Health Recovery

Writing is my greatest weapon to deal with the ups and downs of my mental illness. The writing projects that I am currently working on and this blog are so helpful.