Mental-health stories, books, poems, and more

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Please read about a normal day that just turned into a day of misery and living hell. Read More
Please read the opening of the story to my life and how I became to where I now stand today. This story will focus on mental health within family life and face up to some of the questions we have of ourselves. Read More

Poem / Other

September 03, 2018

Reads: 26

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is meant to be performed as a Slam poem. It's just a small glimpse into how I feel. Read More
As she was often reminded, she wasn't someone who would merely brush this Earth. Perhaps she could be compared to the comet that wiped our planet of dinosaurs; perhaps she could be compared to the ice age that colored our planet translucent arrays of blues and grays. However, despite… Read More

Reads: 55

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Vintage Publishing House

Can't let the tears fall. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 19, 2018

Reads: 41

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I'm learning to love you Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 08, 2018

Reads: 100

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

I wrote this as a contest piece. This poem was actually quite hard to write for me but it needed to be done. To show people that the person we are on the outside, may not match the person we are on the inside. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 01, 2018

Reads: 57

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The inner struggles of depression. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 01, 2018

Reads: 45

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about mental health and depression. Raw content, may not be suitable for young readers. Read More

Reads: 69

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

The best thing ever invented, you tell me one morning, is sliced bread. "Really?" "Yeah," you say, waving your buttered slice around for emphasis. Your fingers will be smeared with butter, and I know that later, you will complain about it. For now, though, this… Read More
A collection of poems. Serious subjects are covered in this collection.Through the darkness of depression comes the words that I write.Take a journey with me and maybe some of the words inside will strike a chord with you. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 19, 2018

Reads: 58

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Ghosts within us. Read More

Reads: 39

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A simple experience of someone whose reality mirrors none. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 13, 2018

Reads: 53

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

An elegant dance, a gallant fight, who will win? Read More
Reaction to my dad's relapse into alcoholism. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2018

A poetry piece I wrote on how it feels to live with this disorder. Read More
this poem uses biblical allusions to portray the strong but largely intangible emotions of an individual suffering from suicidal thoughts to promote awareness for incomprehensible struggles they face. Read More

Reads: 239

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Imagine living in a body which wasn't your own. Imagine if you were seen as part of a condition, and once you gained your own independent body, you were not even seen as a human being. They don't believe you have feelings. They don't believe you have your own… Read More
Alice is eight months pregnant when she realizes that she doesn't want children. In fact, she doesn't even like children. However, she has trouble communicating this to her husband because of the societal pressure that every woman should want to be a mother. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 19, 2018

Reads: 38

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Julia Withers a clinically depressed and cynical college student tries to navigate her mental health journey and sexual identity. Read More

Poem / Other

June 01, 2018

Reads: 70

Comments: 9

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When things get too much to take. Read More
Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

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