it’s not that easy.

thoughts
that
linger
and
intoxicant
worse
than
me
wanting
a
drink

convincing myself that i am okay
when i am full of living nightmares
crawling in my head,
slowly taking space in each
corner of my mind.

people tell me all the time
that i am not crazy.
but it’s easy to say that
when you’re not the one
with a mind that haunts
you with every breath.

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11 thoughts on “it’s not that easy.

  1. […] Poetry: I know I didn’t post much poetry this month and that was because since the holidays were around I didn’t want to post dark things during happy times. I decided to back off a bit on it but nevertheless I did post and in case you missed it: not what you say i am a question and a question and a question People I Once Knew – Part 14 untitled; a teaser from the book i’m writing it’s not that easy. […]

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  2. All matters of mental health are a challenge when people are interacting. We can’t see it. We can’t touch it. We can’t tangibly interact with it in a way that proves its existence to anyone other than those experiencing it. My heart goes out to you. I think everyone can relate to this on some level. And told in such a practical and simple way. ❤

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