Poetry Blogs (mental health)
This Rhyme Upsets the Rhymer – Understanding Bipolar Disorder
Robin Williams was bipolar. Bipolars oscillate from extreme highs (mania) to extreme lows (depression). One can give you great creative power (mania), the other can kill (depression). Robin Williams displayed the typical symptoms of mania – rapid speech, racing thoughts.(see youtube clip) He suicided in a cycle of b...
Friday 15th March 2019 6:48 am
When you start to see the bottom
Of those leering orange bottles
Threats of existance are especially bleak
Vertigo next to prostration
Electric synapse undulations
All the retching is leaving me weak
Ceaseless verge of trickling tears
Insignificance from past 6 years
Squatting rent free inside the mind
Over social reservations
Dependence on ties that we bi...
Friday 22nd February 2019 8:33 pm
Do you ever wonder?
Do you ever wonder what it's like to hear nothing but the sound of your own heart beat?
To see nothing but the world
And feel the grass under your feet
Do you ever wonder what it's like
To walk around with your head held high
Feeling nothing but happiness
Fearing nothing and no one just looking to the sky
Do you ever wonder how lucky you are to bre...
Tuesday 19th February 2019 10:20 am
On my fathers side,
They ignored the elephant
On the living room couch
And called it toughness.
This was how they turned
Wife and kids
This was how my cousin
Turned a belt into a noose
In his closet.
This was how they called
my aunt the "bitter black woman"
stereotype and how they saw
her charge to dim...
Tuesday 12th February 2019 5:01 pm