Keep them to yourself

My feelings are not what you want me to feel My thoughts are not what you want me to think My voice doesn’t speak the words you want me to speak My privacy, apparently not mine either I guess you want that too I wonder if you would want to fight my battles too Claim my depression and anxiety like everything else Switch places with me at my next doctor’s appointment Walk in my shoes and face my struggles Would you expect  the world to bow down at your feet? Well, it won’t Would you expect others to come in … Continue reading Keep them to yourself

Stuck in the in-between

Not yet the past Not yet the future Not really the present A purgatory of introspection What’s left in the past? What’s moved towards the future? If it’s still in the now, Is it yet the past? If it’s still in the now, Will it be in the future? When does the present stopped being the past ? And when will it become the future? Award Winning Poetry at DUP Poetry contest:10 WINNERS DUP POETRY CONTEST | Djis un Pensamentu (Just a Thought) Continue reading Stuck in the in-between

Celebrate yourself

Take time out Breathe in the air Look at how far you’ve come All that you’ve overcome All the times you thought that you wouldn’t make it Still, you did make it You’re still standing Still facing your demons Winning your own battles You keep getting better at it So, go ahead Celebrate yourself Even if no one else does Because you deserve it Because you’ve earned it Celebrate yourself Do it now Continue reading Celebrate yourself

The Right Ones

For those that were forgotten For those that were abandoned For those that were abused For those who were not supported I understand I feel you For the minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years you spent waiting, wishing, hoping To be accepted I feel you I’m sorry you were forgotten I’m sorry you were abandoned, I’m sorry you were abused, betrayed, lied to, made fun off. I’m sorry you had to cry That your pain was not acknowledged You did not deserve it Yet you endured it Today, let them go And know that you are acknowledged By the … Continue reading The Right Ones