What I Think Will Be A Short Story – Symbolism and Metaphors

Have you ever stared into the distance and thought 💭 to yourself something so twisted you 🤔 think to yourself that whoever has figured out the telepathy technology is going to send some sort of federal response after me. Oh, don't get excited, I'm not talking the "foil hat" worries, just trying to put the [...]

Untitled by The Shy Poet

Photo by Simon Migaj on Pexels.com I asked her if she was okay.And she said, “I’m fine. I swear.”But when I looked into her eyes,I clearly saw her struggles there. She quickly looked away,And tried her best to smile.She said softly, “I’ll make it through this,It’s just taking me a while.” I knew she was [...]

Broken or Resiliant..

I have never been one to take advantage of an "I told you so" situation. I've always just wanted to fix the issue, not live in the moment and gloat about the win. I just want everyone to feel loved, cared for, and empowered. I don't dwell on those moments, because I've grown up being [...]

I Wish It Was..

I wish this were a happier update. The fact of the matter is I'm in the midst of a depressive episode. I'm looking to escape in all the wrong places. Nothing seems to be going right, I'm anxious all the time, the opportunities to tell those above my (authority wise) rank "I told you so" [...]

Chinese Finger Trap..

**DISCLAIMER** If the title is offensive, please educate me on the name of the trinket that you get your fingers stuck if you pull, but if you push then lightly pull back you free your fingers. If I had to attempt to explain where my own personal mental health is at, the title does it [...]

What Ebbs Must Flow..

There are 24 hours in a day, 60 minutes in an hour, 60 seconds in a minute. Each day millions of Americans are watching that clock, holding onto their sobriety with a grip that whitens knuckles. During COVID-19, it's even harder to maintain your sobriety because you don't have the safety net (if you choose [...]

When Tough Love Strikes..

**I'm on mobile so the formatting will be different from what you're all used to.** It's been a full work week since my friend checked themselves out of inpatient to do outpatient therapy (the only thing they'd agree to as far as continuing treatment). I wish I could say it was going well. So far, [...]