Tag: mental illness

sundew (morning)

This month, we want to hear from you! Take a look at the prompt below. It comes to us courtesy of Poets and Writers. Anne has responded to it this week, and Mindy will have a turn next week. Why don’t you give it…

They Say

Our guest poet for the month of May is Mike Filce, who shares with us his special brand of contemplative free verse. They Say They say many things of life’s regrets of the readiness to die before one’s time yet that can only be…

Bipolar Weather

This month’s guest poet is Briana Herr, aka Booboo! She brings us this deep, painful poem with a disclaimer. This poem was inspired by individuals struggling with untreated bipolar disorder. If you’re having trouble with your own mental health, please call this hotline: 1-800-273-8255,…

Silk

Oh what wicked webs we weave Dancing in a ballroom cocoon With silk on the soles of our shoes And an aversion to all our past places. Where we step the string follows Where we fall the floor shakes So we step carefully To…

Ivy

Gabe comes to us with another poem! Read below and let us know what you think! Hands that don’t know how to feel Reach to a father who didn’t know either She had no control And neither did he Newborn innocence Meet young adult…

Joint Post: Poems of the Week!

Poems of the week, featuring tsundoku.deviantart.com and #microprompt!