Bittersweet Enemies ~ This poem explores that awkward place where two people are more like frenemies than either friends or enemies. Written for Napowrimo 🙂
This poem is something I put together when I was feeling especially suicidal and hopeless, borderline of an anxiety attack or emotional breakdown. It mentions triggering content like suicide and self-harm. Please exercise great caution and do not read it unless your emotional state is strong enough to do so without being triggered. How do…
They say to me, “Forgive and forget,” as if that would be any help. I say to them, “Fuck off and farewell.” I am not unwilling to forgive, and I’m sure that I’ll never forget, But I’m just not sure that I’ve made it that far yet.
It’s not me, it’s you. It’s everything thing you don’t do. It’s when you keep quiet and sit down. It’s when you fake a smile when you’d rather frown. It’s when you lie and pretend, and it’s when you think of others as a means to an end. But there’s more to life than dragging…
“Loathing Simplified” is a short poem in which I express what it’s like to struggle with the pain of self-harming and keeping the sorrow of loathing yourself in the backseat.
“The Trick” is a mini-poem that puts into words the feelings self-harmers have when they don’t want you to look somewhere specific.
A poem about two people interested in two type of relationships – and how it ends.
Make no mistake. I am no saint. My morals are skewed. I have sadistic points of view. While my loyalty is unwavering, My commitment is situational. I cannot trust others more than I trust myself; And I don’t trust me – so that doesn’t help. Sadness consumes me even when I smile….
In this poem that is probably inspired by the fact that I’m going to Mockingjay Part 2 tonight, the narrator works through the loss of a loved one.