‘Hidden’ Genocides

It shouldn't take direct experienceTo understand the impactAnd realityOf underfunded services It shouldn't take direct experienceTo understand the horrorOf people waiting 12 hours in the dark and coldFor an ambulance It shouldn't take direct experienceTo understand the consequencesOf a dystopian welfare systemAnd under-supporting the disabled; Unfortunately it does, on the large scale;It's one of the … Continue reading ‘Hidden’ Genocides

Life In The Horror Show

And there I satAt my wit's endAfter seven months of struggleAnd inexplicable experiences I logged back onto facebookAs my final actMade it plainJust how little of life I cared; There, I glimpsedAmongst it allAfter everything I had experiencedHaving lived on the edge for so longFacing death so many times, alone The faces of those whom … Continue reading Life In The Horror Show

Transparency, Objectivity, Clarity

I'm going to sayI'm not minimising somethingWhen it's the entire point of my speech I'm going to use verbsWith cult-like associationsTo add fake authority to my words I'm going to pretendThat a different version of objective realityIs true; I don't need a translator, or education in body language, or even wisdom and experience to understand … Continue reading Transparency, Objectivity, Clarity

Emotional Intuition And Sensitivity

I want to do what I canTo help people in abuse situationsAnd raise awarenessOf the signs Because the most important signs are so obvious to some peopleAnd not to others;We need to do all we canTo get everybody on the same page; There's nothing that hurts me more…Than seeing somebody else in that kind of … Continue reading Emotional Intuition And Sensitivity

Dealing With Thoughts Of Defeatedness

Too much pain,Too much suffering,Too much loss,Creeping feelings of abject apathy and meaninglessness; I need to take a breakβ€”Back to action,Helping others where I can,Whilst giving myself what I need,Everything with the best intentions and thoughtfulness,That's all I can do,And it's enough; Anything else is self-defeating. Enjoy this photo of this strange-looking plant I was … Continue reading Dealing With Thoughts Of Defeatedness

What’s The Worst That Could Happen? πŸ€”

My heart's fine,My health is fine,And after all…What's the worst that could happen? I could drop dead tomorrow,Or even now,And would that be so bad? I wouldn't have to bear the aftermath,It would probably be quick and painless,And it would immediately end the last few years of struggle; Anxiety's felt in the heart,So anxiety about … Continue reading What’s The Worst That Could Happen? πŸ€”