Tag Archives: Brokenness

Shattering Cycles

Love, From the onset I was told that I had to love them. They were family. Their love was unconditional On the condition that I looked like them. But I was an odd duck in skin that didn’t fit right. … Continue reading

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Broken Promises of the Mental Health Care System

The past few days have been filled with breakdowns and hospitals. I find myself desperately calling out for help, but it seems unless I threaten self harm, then no one is willing to help. Listening to news commentators and politicians … Continue reading

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Toxic Reflecting Pools

Drown me, In the quiet of your unbelief. In filthy waters infecting. Cleanse me, Of everything you found disgusting. Hold me under Wash me clean. Until the sin in me stops breathing. I am so sorry For my sinful breath. … Continue reading

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Fortress Runaways

His love Wrote black and blue poems Across my skin. Made everything I did A sin. Convinced me to believe That I was dirty. So I ran. It took years to finally realize When I ran away I left a … Continue reading

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(Not) Giving In – A Friday Phrases Inspired Creation

She says, I’m tired. I can’t be here. I can’t live in this Constant knife to wrist Battle of the worst kinds of restless. And I want out. He says, You are the ground beneath me. Without you, I’m scared … Continue reading

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