Tag: Mania

Price To Live

There was a time when I thought I could touch the moon and fly away on a shooting star And there was a time when I held pink pills in my palm listening to death’s sweet whispers Now I trade my “genius” for stability…

Choose To Stay

Everytime I came so close to death I wanted to live And that is enough for me To choose to stay

Drinking With My Demons

I used to light a cigarette Close the door And drink Until my demons went away Now I open the door Pour them a drink And tell them They are welcomed to stay

The Gift

Never hide the hurt you feel inside to have others accept you Don’t you know that you feeling so much is a beautiful gift?

Thankful

If you take my bipolar disorder away Then the best parts of me disappear My empathy My resilience My creativity My heart My reality My ambition My hope My compassion It is not always a weakness you see I am so much more because…

The Path

I awoke last night from a dream I had I was walking between two large mountains on a path There was no way around So I continued until I came to a creek My thirst for hope consumed me So I drank the water…

Searching

I hope you know that even in the dark I will always search for the light

Poison

I drank the poison of my thoughts Almost costing me my life Yet, fate decided that I live So now I face what I once did not Courage shall be the drink I have instead

Snake

He sat in a black chair Stared me down with black beady eyes Snake Snake Snake I looked down I looked up He preceded to tell me My disorder was grave No cure The worst one Endless medication Years of therapy My mind began…

Depression

Depression is being out in the sun during the summer but feeling as if it’s winter with snow on the ground