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#ItsOkToTalk

His silence Loud. Unspoken words Were silently Shared loudly. A man Who couldn’t speak aloud; He lived His life Too proudly. They would have helped If he’d have said, If only They had known. But silence reigned And now, Too … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Hear

I listened, But I didn’t hear The words you said to me. I thought I knew You through and through; But what I chose to see, Was somebody quite different, Somebody okay. Somebody who tried to help Ease loved ones’ … Continue reading

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Now You’re Dead

We listened, But did not hear The words between your words. Things were bad, We knew; You said, But now… Now, you’re dead… And though you needed help, You spoke of others’ plights instead. And now you’re dead. You said … Continue reading

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It’s Complicated

When she said that she wished The ground would swallow her up, It was not embarrassment that drove her. Not self-pity or shame. It was pure self-hatred. Never had she wished it more than now. If there were an easy … Continue reading

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Moment by Moment

[Trigger warning – I’m struggling a lot with thoughts of suicide at the moment which are echoed here. International suicide hotlines] Sometimes, the future looks bright, The possibilities many, Inspiring, Exciting. I feel full of hope and want to fight. … Continue reading

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Pond Weed

He fell into the murky pool Weed tangled round his feet And pulled him down Until he drowned His sacrifice complete. A sacrifice he had to make Because inside his head Were half a dozen voices Who were vicious and … Continue reading

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Staying Safe 

With sadness she resigned herself To how things had to be, They couldn’t be another way, She couldn’t be let free. They couldn’t trust her with herself, She hurt too much inside And when that hurt played out in acts … Continue reading

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