Mental-illness stories, books, poems, and more

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I wrote this poem that goes with my profile pic. The picture signifies my Bi-Polar disorder. Light and dark Manic and depressed. I try to explain what it feels like to go from manic to depressive and how I use my Journal to express what it feels like. Read More
Slightly metaphorical view of my sex life. Read More
In a world where mental illness is not understood we only see each others faliures Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Sharief Hendricks

"Wow Shirley M. Really nice story... humanity in its rawest form !!! Clay can finally rest...and hopefully enjoy heavenly music.... Love..." Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I guess I would like to give the world some sense of understanding of what it’s like to live and struggle with mental illness, addiction, abuse, sexual.. I don’t know how to name it. (It’s complicated). I guess partially unwilling promiscuity comes closest. If any of those aren’t your thing… Read More
Comments and criticism are welcome. I share these poems, along with haikus not on booksie, on twitter https://twitter.com/InconsistentAp2, or on Facebook at Inconsistent Apocalypse. Read More
One look. One look from across a mental health service's lobby. One single stare, and a small smile, was all it took for my life to flip upside down completely. [Johnnie Guilbert fanfiction] BOOK 1 COMPLETE [Written in 2020] Read More

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"I love your unpredictable style, you keep me on edge, keep me gripped, don't let go of that, stay unique! Very Best Wishes, Harriet-Jacqui Fu..." Read More

Janie Adams is brutally abused for ten years. She finds herself being split into several Altars or personalities to cope. She falls in love with the deeply bitter David Adams, and the two embark on the quest to change the constitution together. Ultimately a story of 'Justice for Janie.' Read More
Comments and criticism are welcome. I share these poems, along with haikus not on booksie, on twitter https://twitter.com/InconsistentAp2, or on Facebook at Inconsistent Apocalypse. Read More

Reads: 188

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

The mind is our most powerful tool, capable of the ability to create or destroy. Love, as beautiful and magical as it is, can damage and taint the most logical mind. One’s emotions can become overwhelmed, corroding their sanity enough to alter the individual beyond repair. The rational brain becomes… Read More
This is about severe mental illness, for those who might want to understand it better, or maybe those who already do Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 11, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

Who is this addressed to? ;) Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 10, 2020

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

*TRIGGER WARNING* (but maybe its not that bad ) Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 10, 2020

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Comments: 4

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The Booksie Classic House

Poem about a girls struggle with an eating disorder Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 07, 2020

Reads: 87

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The QWERTY QUORUM House

A poem written in literature class. I decided to write about something that's very personal to me to help me vent about a struggle I've been dealing with for years. I hope you guys enjoy it. TW: subtle mentions of self-harm Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 04, 2020

Reads: 90

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My experience with Bipolar illness. Read More
Another poem from Literature class. We had to write a poem about a parent, so I wrote this about my father. Enjoy. Read More

Poem / Other

February 04, 2020

darkest moments Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 04, 2020

simple poem discussing the pain Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 25, 2020

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Comments: 1

The Poetry House House

Nobody noticed when Joyce died in her bedsit above a shopping mall in North London, England, Aged 27. Her body wasn't discovered for over a year. I write this after whatching a documentry on her. Read More
It is a stream of consciousness writing in a triad. Thank you for the read. Read More
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