Poems

Forgiveness

By Tracy Nicholls The never-ending cycle of my mindVisiting places I don’t belongThe dark cloud that envelopes my body and mindIs this how I want to live my life? Take one small step at a timeOut of the darkness and towards the lightBe true to myself and who I amHave the strength to hold my …

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Poetry by Sarah Strutt

“At the age of 17 I was registered blind due to a degenerative genetic disorder. Though this made life a little more difficult I completed my A-levels and went on to university. However age 20 I withdrew from my course due to ill health. Following this I was diagnosed with emotionally unstable personality disorder and …

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Night-Time Falls, As We All Know It Must by Nicolas

Night-time falls, as we all know it mustThe light of day succumbs to the impending dusk,Shadows lengthen beneath a dimming skyAn eerie stillness fills the air as time passes by,Dark hours of aloneness forging despairEnslaving innocence within an endless nightmare,Imaginings from the past that never ceaseReminiscences disturbing the sanctum of inner-peace,Embryonic panic engenders an unyielding …

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Helpliner by Sharon

You don’t know me, I’m a voice on the phone, A number you chose to call, To share your deepest fears. You call from a place of safety, Anonymous from your home, A haven that’s a safe prison, Where rituals and habits rule. You cry out your despair, Sob your sheer panic aloud; You share …

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Love Yourself by Nick

For the sake of ones’ mental healthYou need to learn to love yourself.To resolve and reform your lifeAssert a will upon your psych,We all of us have our flawsI know mine – what’s yours. Love yourself, really please do,Else, don’t expect others to.Be yourself – you are uniqueLove yourself – you’re not a freak.Maybe you’re …

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