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Poem / Poetry

February 21, 2022

Reads: 286

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Recently I contracted Covid 19 for the second time in 5 months. This is a reflection of my thoughts while I was out. Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash Read More
This piece opens up the eyes to the world that "Borderliners" live in. Read More
Just another poem about my health. Read More
Just another poem on my health. This one more of my mental health surrounding PTSD. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

January 12, 2022

Reads: 85

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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A poem about my current health journey. Read More
Short story entry for Reedsy. The prompt was "Start your story with a character who is always running late arriving somewhere just as it closes." :) Read More
It was a busy day…at 2am Read More

Tags: illness, wellness

Short Story / Memoir

August 12, 2021

Reads: 185

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

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Poem / Poetry

August 11, 2021

Reads: 97

Comments: 3

The Review Chain House

Tags: sad, illness

In 2017 I wrote the poem "Locked Away In An Old Person's Body" and in 2021 i have decided i wanted to write an updated version. Both poems are linked together and some lines still remain the same. This one focusing on the changes that have been made from throughout… Read More

Reads: 288

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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About the stigma around mental health. Read More
Short story with an insight as to what it's like to live with anxiety Read More

Reads: 471

Comments: 1

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It's never a good idea to enter the woods at night. Read More

Reads: 200

Comments: 1

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This story is a true account of a walk I took around the neighborhood with my father. It became one of the most significant memories I had with him. It started a metamorphosis of sorts for me. Read More

Reads: 484

Comments: 1

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New York, 1974. In the city that never sleeps, Rowena Barclay, a nurse in hospital, struggles to deal with the news that a lot of people are falling sick in the city the city that never sleeps. Read More
A poem about mental illness and recovery. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 01, 2020

Reads: 337

Comments: 3

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The love of my cameras life Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 22, 2020

Reads: 370

Comments: 2

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Something that I wrote for my creative writing class a while back. The assignment was to write an abecedarian poem and this is the result. Let me know what you think. Read More

Reads: 263

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Why the fuck should I care? Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 09, 2020

Reads: 349

Comments: 1

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This poem is a representation of my life and my body. I suffer from quite a lot of illnesses and it can be overwhelming at times. For anyone out their with invisible illnesses you are going to get through it. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

April 01, 2020

Reads: 482

Comments: 2

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I felt it in me , This alien thing , Growing day by day , Hurting when I breathed , Read More

Tags: illness, cancer

Reads: 772

Comments: 17

Shelves: 2

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If crazy were a noise, it’d be ringing in your ears. Read More

Tags: crazy, illness, noise

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