Recovery

You spend so long trying
trying everyone’s patience
– especially your own.

Exhausted,
you bite your tongue and grit your teeth
get through the days
fight against the nights.

All that effort
spent gripping tightly
to life.

But living means more than being here.
And as the effort eases
you succeed. You are here.
What next?

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Sectioned

Please note: this piece references self-harm. despite the bravado the concern shows through what should you say what should you do? are there some secret signs? thoughts spiral. you struggle to keep it together as words associate cos re...

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hospital,
section
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Sleeves

Please note: this piece references self-harm. I don’t wear my heart on my sleeve – never have. Instead, I keep it closely guarded, hidden discreetly. For years, my sleeves were a hiding place, not for my heart – but for secret hurts on...

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anxiety,
depression
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Endings

EndingsA happy endingIs what I'm sendingTo all who have travelledAnd all who have babbledTo all who have spokenAnd to all who've been brokenIf a new chapter, with laughterIs what y...

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The Heroic Journey

The Heroic JourneyA/My Heroic JourneyA Hero's To Do ListToday - as they say"Do the right thing and the right thing will happen"Although as you may know, "Billy don't be a Hero" ..;.

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taking,
control
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Vulnerability

VulnerabilitySelf talk/choices/affirmations, poetry... Vulnerability...You show me yours, and I'll show you mineIf we cannae find it, we will be fine...We can take our timeWho knows what will happen, down ...

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Self,
Vulnerability.
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