• Itch/Scratch

    This story references self-harm

    #poetry Itch/Scratch When my head goes crazy there is a mental itchWhen I hear that voice my fingers start to twitch When there is an itch there is usually a scratchA temporary relief but there is always a catch When my head goes wavy my arms start to shakeMy vision starts to tunnel, my chest begins to ache read more

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  • Transformation Games

    I feel I am changing, just not quickly enough.  I know that I have made huge strides towards a more balanced lifestyle but I am still very much a weirdo.  More than being a weirdo, I am still suffering from a chronic lack of self esteem.  However bit by bit it is developing.  Every time I avoid temptation or make a positive choice, it strengthens my resilience.  Each small difference helps ...

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  • Daniel and I

    My name is Daniel and I am feeling very peaceful right now.  No one around me. No phones, watches, nagging voices, deadlines or email clogging up my inbox. I don’t even have a pen on me right now.   This peace and quiet has gotten me thinking about things.  Like my granny who used to tell me that every time you take out a memory to look at it, you change it somehow.  ...

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