Poetic Reversalism

Gratitude with little means happiness in abundance discontent with an abundance means abundant misery Happiness in face of misery means abundant happiness Misery in Face of Happiness means melancholy is your monarch Those who are unguarded protect their peace Those who are guarded are always at war A truce with others Is a truce with yourself […]

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Sanity Elusive

My sanity elusive hides behind a million masks my purity reclusive says it won’t be coming back my honesty abusive always ready to attack my love is not conducive heart monitor goes flat my selflessness seductive only to draw others in my intentions destructive looking for a victim Some will see me as broken I […]

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The Jailer, the key and the cell

Sometimes darkness consumes me A limitless abyss inside My soul is a black hole Dead stars in my eyes  My brain is a black light  Exposing all the stains My heart a moonless night  Venom in my veins My tongue spews only toxins To those within reach Who I am forgotten From myself I did […]

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First Speech

This is the first speech I ever gave about my experience with mental health and addiction.  As little as a month before I had told a friend how I could never give a speech.  When I first agreed to do this speech I was very afraid. I was new to recovery and working through mental […]

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