The Great Fire

This voice comes scurrying in like a fat plague rat when I least expect it. I'm armed with a barbed baseball bat and ready to strike. My mental health will not succumb to buboes; inflamed, painful thoughts pushing against my skull. Your infestation will not reach my positivity, locked deep within the crevasses of my brain. A great fire has arisen and scorches the areas of disease. Burn, burn it all away. Destroy the negativity running like sewage through the streets of my mind. Engulf the despair and chase out the black death of depression killing my soul. 

Burn it all. Glowing orange I burst with joy, embers of my happiness landing on the wet ground. Plumes of smoke curl delicately skyward. I swing my weapon towards the besetment; their red eyes wide as I strike. Goring the plague, I leave scorched footprints in my wake. From the ashes sprout flame-red lilies, fragrant shoots colouring the grey land. I burn onwards. 

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Prescribed.

20mg. 40mg.30mg.20mg.Now 10mg.The reduction in anti-depressant dosage has begun. I'm so scared. Each time this has happened, I experience the worst lows ever. I can't get up, get washed or care ab...

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Patterns : Relationship (Ctrl +Alt + Del)

I arrived with time to spare at counselling today.  I noticed the lady beside me in the waiting area looked like Bettie Page; short fringe, long dark hair, 50s style I can only dream of. My counsellor arrived and le...

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Patterns : REQUIEM

Therapy Sesh 2 : REQUIEM. 10am on a soakin' Glasgow morning. My hands are red raw from the wind and rain being pelted at me as I walked to the building where I vent to my lovely counsellor. We sit down, she puts...

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The Fountain Soothes My Troubled Soul

The Fountain Soothes My Troubled SoulThe fountain soothes my troubled soul.To take a minute to appreciate nature,The natural sound of splashing waterDirecte...

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True beauty

Like the blossomFrom the pink cherryYou bloom High in the sky Take flightTo the moon Your soul searchingFor itself You'll find it thereH...

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self love
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Me

Looking backI see myselfLooking in Looking in too farI’ve lost myself Need to tear myself apartTo remouldAnd rearrange Put me back toget...

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confusion
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