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By Elissa Starkweather
I am writing a novel about my life, and everything I have gone through, in hopes that it will help some people to not feel so alone. This is just the intro.
My writing about personal matters occurred after 1976!
In those days, I didnâ€™t know what the medical diagnosis was?
I had been approved for a Canadian â€œ(mental) disability pensionâ€ around 1979 for illegal acts and harassment by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police / RCMP Staff...
Book | Updated May 11, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Seeing the storm from the inside.
just doing this for therapy not really to be read If you read please comment
Short Story | Updated Apr 15, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
A poem for people like myself who suffer with mental illness such as Bipolar, PTSD, Schizophrenia etc.
By Will Valentine
The excitement is gone, The Adventures over..
Poetry | Updated Jan 27, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
I've been awake for the last 47 hours continuously. And now I yearn for a peaceful sleep, but even with high doses of sedatives it didn't help. So, I was kinda anooyed with myself and here I put some random thoughts.
He knew better. He knew better than to let a woman into the family. He knew that the kids would just get attached and she would leave, just like she did.
I donâ€™t know what he wants from her. The kids say that sheâ€™s awesome, this Natalie girl. But, they said that about her,...
I've tried to encapsulate the uncertainty, loneliness, frustration and fear of fading out of an extremely depressed person.
The poem has summed up all the feelings, confusions, discomfiture,and frustrations of a depressed person or someone who has anxiety issues.
Helpless, In-capacities, Hopelessness
Poetry | Updated Oct 29, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tojoures Pret is an essay reflecting a day in my life during my deployment to afghanistan. I hope to bring some awarness to the issue of post tramatic stress disorder.
"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog.
When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in a...
By The Coyote
My neighbor woke me up early in the morning as she found her boyfriend hanging in the bedroom closet. This is my experience.
If you've lived a hard life, and you've seen it all, you'd understand why Shaine is the way she is. Facing trauma, and robbed of her innocent mind at a young age. Relying on strangers her entire life, and then coming to the realization she is a stranger to herself. Scared and lost, she is thrown...