• Up front

    Conflict is burning my soul from the inside outWithout a doubt, there is a false power in existence A power that can't be taken lightlyYet shouldn't even be worth a second glanceWhere is my own stubbornness I hear the ghosts cry For some variety, I must source, I can't even discreetly channel that emotion on the slyDestruction is not my end game, not even my firstI hold what's dear to meHowever overwhelmingly, I always seem to veer towards ...

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    self-management,
    recovery journey,
    recognition,
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  • A New Friend

    You seemed like someone I’d likeBut as you silently watched meYou looked straight through me You saw beneath my enthusiasmInstantlyTo the uncertainty below I thought I’d entertain youThought I’d win you overBut you knew more than that You smiled with meMade me feel part of your groupBut your eyes told meA different story  You weren’t there to scold meYou had solidityYou weren’t there to judgeYou just watchedAbsorbedMaybe a protector Eventually I was silencedNo leap neededA quiet road began I was rightI like ...

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  • Recovery

    RECOVERY Recovery ain't easyRecovery needs honestyHonesty about the uglinessHonesty about those you pushed away Meanwhile…Family and true friends are waiting…Purpose is waiting…Dreams are waiting … Be honest with your selfLove yourself againNo more putting a fist through the mirror Recovery is learning to trustTrust those who are helpingEven when it hurtsYes there is painBut then - you’re no stranger to pain I promise youYou will awake from the nightmareYou will dare to dreamYou will want to live to the maxYou ...

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    recovery,
    poem,
    pain,
    honesty
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