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  1. InfiniteRectangles

    A Poem I Wrote

    So, I wrote this sorta uplifting poem, and I thought I'd share it here in case someone needs to hear its message. It's probably my favorite poem I've written. It's called "If Every Creature Ceased to Know Their Worth" I posted it in the Member's Gallery but I feel like more people might see it...
  2. F

    How it feels to be diagnosed with autism later in life

    Posted by Michael Richards March 7 2018 “He is wired differently to you and me, this child of mine. He doesn’t like loud noises, or dark spaces, or strangers touching his head”. These are the first lines from a poem a mother penned about her son 11-year-old son who has Asperger’s syndrome...
  3. Leslie(notmyrealname)

    Evil Disgusting Monster - a poem I wrote about OCD

    I'm a captive Of the obsessive Compulsive disorder An evil disgusting monster It's in my brain It's got me restrained With these invisible chains My energy is drained It's cheating me out of a life With these fake disgusting thoughts I live with a knife to my throat It's a continuous battle...
  4. Poopy Doll

    Favorite Spiritual Poem

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  5. Burgundy

    Blessed are the cracked, for they let in the light

    Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. ‘Blessed are the cracked, for they let in the light’ - Asylum Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry | Asylum Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry I am not recommending the...
  6. R

    Little poem I wrote that sums depression up, for me anyway,

    Borne by the living; we weep we weep Survivors of the lucky, departed for eternal sleep Oh! Sweet life, it's been so long And the toil of being weighs down on me All the time ahead of us, that will never be spent free It's eating away! Another haze Another smile forced for the day Another...
  7. deadchick07

    passive aggressive response is the way to go

  8. scitzorich

    this is a poem for the douters

    they said that i was a statistic they said that id never achieve they called me a bum and a down and out they all turned there backs on me they said that id never be normal I say whats not normal in any case they talked about me when i was listening they dicribed me as a misstake I worryied...
  9. faded64


    A poem i wrote last night.. I lay awake at night, trying not to hear you fight, I cry, i am alone, there is no-one to talk too, does anyone really care Why cant you see how much pain is inside me, i really wish you could see, it hurts so bad, I'd do anything for your love, for you not to hurt...
  10. OobieMoobie

    Stepping into the Light - Poems from the Darkness

    It's a compilation of poems compiled by sufferers of MH disorders. 50% of the money from sales goes toward Mind charity. It's only available in e-book format. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/221385 I have a poem in there (first one I've written since I was 8 years old :p) but I'm not...
  11. M

    Where is the Nixiplonx poem.

    What has happened to this poem. (Moderated). I know that it delt with adult issues but it was a cut above the usual self indulgent shit that we normally have to endure. And I think that we are talking sex(soap and water)within a relationship not the degrading version sanctioned by your...
  12. S

    A poem I found

    Was going through some drawers & found this poem I wrote 10yrs ago when my eldest was 1. It sits in my heart, An eternal black hole. It's sucking me in, Infecting my soul. The weight of the morning Too heavy to bear. Do I sleep on forever And end this despair? I think of my angel, My reason for...
  13. aleshadxcherylc

    *explict* Here is a poem I wrote, tell me what you think please

    Aww thats really good well done you!. xx
  14. cookielover

    Poem About Bipolar...

    Hello, I introduced myself in the introduction section of the forum but just in case you haven't been there yet: My name is Amy and I am bipolar I with many other mental issues tacked on for good luck. I also found a positive outlet for my illness in the form of writing. I tried painting but...
  15. scaredANDbroken

    new to this site, wanted to get it all out - my life in a poem

    Im new to this site, i started self harming at 13, stopped at about 17 but after a few years free from it its recently again taken over my life. I found some poems i had wrote over the years since i started sh going through my external hard drive, and so i added to it trying to finish it off to...
  16. D

    Famous poem of enpowerment and compassion.

    The Desiderata by Max Erhmann. Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and the ignorant; they too have...
  17. prairiechick

    I think I need to tell him

    So this saga with my priest J and his separation continues. I am in utter turmoil about this. I have gone through stages of anger, denial, grief, acceptance, and the whole works over and over again. Some of you will know that he emailed me a poem earlier this week by Mary Oliver, which cut me...
  18. prairiechick

    I just want to die

    It just hurts too much to be alive. I don't want to be alive with so much pain anymore. The pain never goes away. The priest from my church who is separated from his wife (most of the church doesn't even know yet), who has been like a dad to me the last 7 years, sent me an email with a poem...
  19. G

    another poem i wrote when i was ill some years back

    another poem, thanks for your positive feedback, this is a bit of religeous ponderings. god that which is pure the light that shines in natural radience the earth created a prismic beauty and the light refracted out of unity the creator a rainbow a spectrum displayed the facets of god through...
  20. littlebit33

    this poem scares me :(

    I do not inted this to trigger anyone, so please be aware before you read the poem. I dont know what to do with it tho, and I know i can not show pdoc.... The End Hot and red running down my face thoughts fill my mind at an alarming pace. I see it and feel it, but...