Packing

How often do I Pack those who never wanted To travel with me SWD 04/21

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I just liked being Liked by you, and that’s not a Way to love someone. SWD 07/2021

Forgiveness

If I can’t forgive What hope is there for myself To be forgiven SWD 01/2021

Statistic

There are statistics About people like me and I often wonder On what side of the bell curve Will all my friends and I fall SWD 11/2020

Beer and Lavender

They taste of beer and Lavender, of which my lips Cannot get enough SWD 02/2020

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

Lost

Defining lost, it’s Less of a physical state More of a feeling SWD 01/2018

I came out today

I came out today Peeked my head from the closet Where I hung my doubts Like warm winter coats Worn when the world seemed cold, then I stepped out today Faced the frigid air Without any protection And slammed the door shut The sting of the wind Subsided and Spring sprung when I came out…

Antidepressants

I carry these pills Like the tin man’s oil can Constantly am I Reminded of my Rusty edges and hollow Disconsolate chest SWD 01/2018 Updated 06/2019