Category Archives: Trauma / PTSD

Night Terrors

Tea, cuddles and poetry. The antidote to night terrors I hope…

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Grey Rainbow

He felt the eyes of others settle on his cheeks, Red. Tears filled and threatened to escape his eyes, Blue. He felt guilty, he felt sick, ashamed, Green, Because of things he’d said, because of things he’d seen, Black. He … Continue reading

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The Chase

The faster you run The faster I hide From the demon You you give rise to Clawing inside Of my guts Of my belly My mind And my head It’s monstrous Preposterous Why can’t you instead Just run slowly Less … Continue reading

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Myself and I

I look in the mirror and it tells me dark lies; It shows me a woman I’ve learnt to despise, It shows me a woman who’s bad through and through, Who’s wicked and ugly and arrogant too. It shows me … Continue reading

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To my therapist

Words said Cannot be unsaid. Lives led Cannot be un-led. Regretful choices Led me to your room, Where in on those choices You made me zoom. I cannot leave them unspoken, You say, I must share them To make the … Continue reading

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Afraid of the Dark

She was scared of the dark And the dark crept in, As the dark crept in, Bad dreams would begin, As the bad dreams began, She would start to shake, Which was why she fought hard To stay wide, wide … Continue reading

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Night Terrors

The lights go out My brain turns on The night time trauma Has begun Head full of fears, Eyes stream with tears, As I relive the story A trauma has spun. Thrashing and flailing, Gasping for air, Dripping with sweat, … Continue reading

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