Silence

Silence used to scare me And the way it can fill a room But as my head sinks into the bath The water plugs my ears Surrounding sounds are suppressed And my malicious mind is muffled I realise silence is all I’ve wanted SWD 04/2019 Advertisements

I am in the driver’s seat

I stopped arguing for a second Felt the silence in the car So thick I could breathe in and suffocate I wanted to slice through it with anger And rage And impulsiveness ADHD infects my rationality So in our moment of reticence I focused my attention on each inhalation of each breath The road disappearing…

It’s All in Your Head

“It’s all in your head.” But of course it is, for that’s Where broken brains live SWD 05/2018 That is a stupid line I feed myself often, “it’s all in your head”. It is awful to belittle myself that way when I have the ability to be my best advocate in times of mania, depression,…