The Man Who Cannot Swim – a poem about………..

Mental wounds don’t always heal. Not permanently anyway, they can remain prominent and so fragile, splitting open at the mere faintest of touches, pouring out negative emotions and abhorrent imagery, until we begin to fall into the cold waters of despair. Sometimes, we can fight against the tides of misery, swimming towards the glimmering surface, …

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H.Y.P.E.R A.C.T.I.V.E – a poem about…..

Heightened senses positively awakened Yearning to entertain everyone near Parading around like a happy clown Energised by the influx of serotonin Revelling in the attention Acutely aware that this mood will not last Coming down isn’t within my control Terrified by what’s yet to come Ignoring my instability Vicariously watching the world around me Expecting …

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Sing – a poem about…………

Shackled within this blackened tomb ignorant silence rains downwards on me as I long to hear my Mother sing. Sweet lullabies soothe my angry mind melodies recited with a measured responsibility how I crave the sounds to present calm. Catastrophic storms erupt within my weakened existence intent only to bring forth sufferance taking delight in inflicting …

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Endless Voices – a poem about……

My mind is consumed by shadows forcing me to scratch against my skin drawing blood from wounds of old picking at the scabs again. I'm down wading through this senseless mind tired by these endless voices calling out my name in vain. I'm still crawling on all fours debilitated by what I’ve seen wallowing in …

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