A poem of strength and honor.
Authentic Truths- “Braving the Beatdown”
Together we navigate a world that leaves us perplexed and jaded. Cold to the point of bitterness, we carry on.
My Memories- “To Run Away”
You see, the beauty of earth was constant and never hurt me. It wrapped me in a warm embrace and welcomed me with a power beyond men.
My Memories -Choices Matter
The most powerful words in existence are choice and choose. These two words lend to every triumph and trial we face.
My Memories- Chosen Self
The athlete, the competitor, flaunter, tease, academic, worker, they all found time to be present. In experiencing life with all these spirits, I learned a great deal about compassion, pain, and cries from within. What others didn't see, I saw magnified.
Their Addiction-My Journey- Hell’s Fury
What the hell just happened? Drowning in their addiction.
Bipolar Life- The Journal #74- “Suicide Cries”
Where something beautiful should be, lies a vacant space only filled with the waste of pain. Years of abuse scavenged every last bit of light—a broken mind from a broken heart.
Memories – Altered Perception
The character of unconditional love is a gift. It blinds us to the truth. Yet, it simultaneously exposes us to the truth.
Bipolar Life- The Journal #71, “The Struggle with Stay at Home Orders-Abuse Remembers”
Mental illness and stay at home orders.
Bipolar Life, The Journal #70, A Note to You
Maybe my lesson is the one you need today. Maybe your pain is still holding you down, even to the point of wrapping itself around your throat and constricting every breath you take.