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Poem / Poetry

September 24, 2016

Reads: 79

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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What living with Depression is really like Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

September 17, 2015

Reads: 205

Shelves: 1

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A silent girl, a white ribbon and a raven. Then there is the distance cry of a... Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 18, 2015

Reads: 117

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A poem about the demons I carry. Read More
This short story is about a teenage girl's battle with an eating disorder. It describes how torturous life can be with an eating disorder and what daily life is like whilst battling your own mind. Read More

Poem / Memoir

July 12, 2015

Reads: 74

Shelves: 1

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A vent for my anger at current situations. Read More

Reads: 222

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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To Helen, she is just an ordinary misunderstood woman who the doctors will not listen to. She is adamant that she is being kept locked up against her own free will, that the doctors are trying to kill her. All she longs for is her husband, Adam; for him to… Read More

Book / Other

January 31, 2015

Reads: 314

Shelves: 1

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This is the story of an angry young man, the voice in his head and the friendly stranger with an odd love for cheese. Read More
A short story about the internal struggles and irony of thinking differently. Read More
Brooklyn may be a famous movie star but she still has problems like everyone else. When the director of her movie realizes what she is doing, he encourages her to find Jesus as the answer to her problems. But before she can do that, she gets admitted to the psychiatric… Read More
'It all began with a pale white door. Yes, that could've been it. Or not, no, probably not. The door was just a door, after-all! She couldn't blame that! Silly, silly...' Read More

Reads: 280

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Hayley is in solitary confinement in a high security psychiatric ward. She is being treated with paranoid schizophrenia; she believes she is in danger. But she can't possibly if her delusions aren't real, right? Read More
Everything changed. Everything changed because of 'him'. I know what to do. I know how to set her free. It's all up to me. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

July 28, 2014

Reads: 182

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A short novel about a boy who hears voices, and the events surrounding the course of his mental illness Read More

Reads: 141

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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The battle within ones self to break free from the anxiety of being judged. (the mirror symbolises the inner self) Read More
If I were to ask you what you love, the answers would likely roll off your tongue. You love to read. You love to write. You love birds, music, tattoos. But how long do you think you could go on and on before you said, “I love myself”? He wants… Read More

Reads: 172

Shelves: 1

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This is a short story about an 18 year old boy. He is tortured every day by memories, flash backs and hallucinations about his mother. He lies to keep himself in a mental institute so his father won't do the same thing to him, that he did to her. Read More

Reads: 169

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A young mans drug fuelled battle with his personal demons at a music festival Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 10, 2014

Reads: 165

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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More poetry, self destructive but possibly easy to relate to. Read More

Essay / Other

March 10, 2014

Reads: 95

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A few details about my struggle with bipolar disorder. Read More

Book / Poetry

January 26, 2014

Reads: 1010

Shelves: 1

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A collection of poetry I've written from late 2012 to present. Take precaution before reading some of these, as they may contain depressing themes. The image used as a cover for this was made by me, but the pictures involved were not taken/created by me. Read More
The truth about my experience with mental illness. I feel it is worth sharing and could be useful to others. Read More

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

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A poem of gaining strength. Read More

Reads: 228

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Lizzie's Son is dead but still alive, can she help save him from the monster who made him like this? Read More

Reads: 113

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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One match. 20 dead. Read the story of Cassie Phillips and read about the events that changed her life. Through the insight of 6 people. What drove cassie to her actions? Read More
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