THIS TRAGEDY

I see some things And my brain slips I hear things too And my mind trips I run like a kite Caught on a string My heart skips But mostly stutters And I am left Crashing on rocks Falling into Words that sting And I try hard To run from them But I can’t get…

DEPRESSION FLAVORED VODKA

#OctoWriMo2018 Day 2 One thing I’ve learned about MY depression is that being sober and staying away from alcohol is a MUST.  Alcohol is a depressant. You may feel ok for a short (very short while) but it is short lived and then you are worse off than you were. The best thing I ever…

KEEP THE MATCH LIT

I remember the pain of not being able to move past certain experiences.  It’s a hard one for many who have lived long enough to have accumulated some shit along the way.  I know so many people who go through things and for one reason or another just assume it’s a normal way of being. …

TRIGGERS

Certain names Just the spelling of them Or the places you see them Or the context which they’re placed Make you want to slit your wrists Certain scenes Remind you that you are garbage A piece of trash, disposable, used A pile of shit to be carefully avoided Or even worse Turn you into the…

YOU WILL STRUGGLE

My dearest little one Your struggles Will be my struggles Your heartache Sorrow and despair Will burden me as well I will be with you To help you through them As they strengthen you As they mold you Into the strong woman I pray you will be For now though You can hold my hand…

THANK YOU FOR THE DUETS

Today I would like to say thank you to everyone I have written with over the years. I smiled because I get to say “years.” Seriously though, the duets I have done have paved the way to a few really great friendships. I started doing duets a few YEARS ago when a blogger and I…

JUST PERHAPS

Originally posted on Sean B:
Conversations and Duets A small collection, free to read, review, or not, just tap, click, or whatever it is you do to access the book via the image above. Once there, one will find a selection of collaborative poems with authors from Australia, India, and the United States of America.…

31 DAYS OF HORROR – SUNDAY LINKUP III

Had some amazing stories linked up this week.  Thank you to everyone who is participating and reading! I hope you enjoy them all! JESSICA (You don’t want to miss this) MORE JESSICA THE BALLAD OF DESMOND, SERAFINA, AND MOSES RANGER CAPTURED SCENT OF THE PREDATOR BLOODY KISSES FALSE HEARTED LOVER BLUES TRIP TO THE DOCTOR…

BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE COOL – JOSH LINDSEY

My friend Josh started blogging his recovery with alcohol addiction.  In case you missed some of the blog posts we created together please check them out below. Then when you are done please visit his blog and let him know how supportive we can be as a blog community by clicking  HERE.  I promise there is…