Depression

Inward scratching pushing outward Nausea turns the stomach, creeping upward and trying to escape Unsettled body, abandoned long ago, holder of memories, pain, trauma-adorned, covered to distract and hide. long neglected a empty prison Thoughts invading, abstractions causing angst Emotions flooding overflowing uncontrollable trembling bones, prickly skin Body emitting The only option is to flee,…

Suicide doesn’t have to be the answer

I wrote this a couple years ago, posted it on an old blog. And it is still relevant.  Especially in light of Chester Bennington’s suicide. These are still words that need to be heard. Because I want you to understand, that even if it doesn’t feel like it, you matter! Suicide is a permanent solution…

Depression (Therapy Thursday)

We fear those emotions that we do not like to feel. As if by feeling them they will consume, swallow and change us. This fear is not unfounded. I have been swallowed by depression. Consumed with grief. Changed from melancholy. It’s the dark that we fear. The being caught in quicksand with no life rope….

Melancholy Blue

  Melancholy blue waves rushes pickling the skin and sending a chill Weep, whimper and wail Somber swallows the soul Morose mood manifests Troubled tears Rayless rouse Consumed with gloom Unwanted visitor dressed in black and bringing bereavement Inklike tears stain the face Crying lullabies to sleep Onyx abyss Soul slumbers Listen to her story…

Sadness- Therapy Thursdays

We run from her. I witness her chase people daily. Run after them, until she finally tackles them and wrestles then to the ground. Sitting upon them, playing type writer across their chest.forcing them to face her. Look into her eyes. Acknowledge her. Validate her. Hear and see her. Most of us, including myself spend…