My Mind’s Captor


I go home each day

And make the conscious choice to

Not take my own life

Some days it’s easy

To shake those terrible thoughts

But most days it’s not

My mind’s captor is

Cunning and cruel but I won’t

Go down so easy

SWD 10/2019

12 Comments Add yours

  1. Keep on turning those thoughts off. You can do it!

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  2. jackcollier7 says:

    That’s brutally honest.
    Just take things one day at a time
    Love and good thoughts πŸ’–

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  3. V.J. Knutson says:

    Such a hard trudge. Brave you

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  4. gaillovesgod says:

    Praying for you, Shllyn! God loves you! So much!

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  5. Brad Osborne says:

    Stay strong and fight! And don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it!

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  6. jupitergrant says:


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  7. skirtdiary21 says:

    Just remember tomorrow will be better. Give Christ a chance, he loves you. If you need a friend am available

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  8. Ed says:

    It’s not your thoughts
    You’re worth the whole world ❀️

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  9. Jonah says:

    Had to read this again – love this so much.

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  10. I feel the same.

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  11. Powerful, direct writing about a subject that affects far too many of us.

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  12. dabir dalton says:

    To die is easy to live well tis much harder. Oh the burdens of pain we poets bare upon our souls as twilights glow reaches for our hearts and minds.

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