An Ode to the Year that Was

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I woke up to a dawn of crisp, clean air To sit on the throne at the king’s lair. I got the whole world at my feet, Giving no thought to the word, retreat. I wasn’t just on my way to the top – I was already there, my ascent no one could stop. I […]

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Longing for Dead Silence

Dead Silence

I long for dead silence. The kind of silence where you Can’t even hear a needle drop On the marbled floor at your feet. The kind of silence that exists In the stillness of the night, Where there is the absence of Hooting owls and chirping crickets, When everyone else is asleep Except me and […]

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Down Into My Soul’s Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole of My Soul

One, two, three, You are all going down with me Into the rabbit hole of my soul Riddled with ghouls Lurking in the dark crevices You’d rather not visit, But have no choice about – As you go down, down with me. Four, five, six, I’ll add my skeletons into the mix And draw you […]

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I Am a Mental Health Warrior

Mental Health Warrior in Sirao

I can feel them creeping into me again – these ugly thoughts that make me want to draw into my skin and claw my way into the veins that hide within. For some reason, I can see knives Dig deep into my neck again – Severing my carotid artery, Making me bleed Like a pig […]

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