Serenity

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A Darker Side Of Me

If I could get one wish, it would be a conversation with a ghost. For only the dead can explain why I must cherish living. Are you scared yet? When I think of heaven, I see this entirely different world:…

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It’s Just One Of Those Days

Before I begin, please don’t tell me sex helps with stress. I’ve yet to find a compatible partner. Now let’s start. Lord,😩😩Are those bags under my eyes? I’ve endured a stressful, depressing, and emotional few weeks. I’ve been fighting back…

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I Am Hurting

I guess happiness never lasts long, and sadly that is the card dealt. To be stable one minute and unstable the next is nothing more than a roller coaster ride. Yet all I can do is allow the emotion to…

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My Happy Place

My happy place is below a hill surrounded by green pasture. The lake is crystal blue and as I stand on the shore I allow the water to wash against my feet as I stare down on the multicolor stones….

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Sixteen and Pregnant

You are six months pregnant, Gillian; those were the words the doctor uttered. My mother collapsed in her seat. She yelled at me and bolted out the door. The doctor went after her, “Mrs. Griffiths wait, all’s not lost. There…

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I’ve Unlocked The Memories That Needed To Stay Locked Away

Why do I even fight? Why do I even bother? I’m suffering from a mental illness that I am working to control. With the help of weekly therapy and medication. Despite this illness, I am determined to push through and…

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Losing Hope

I’ve been struggling with emotions for the past month—just me being unhappy with life. Every day when I awake, I can’t seem to find happiness. As the day goes on, I try to find some form of joy to no…

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I Dreamt Of Africa

I dreamt of Africa. I was a guest at a tribe’s home. It was a treehouse, and the only way to reach the ground was to free-fall with ropes wrapped around your waist. I stood on the edge of the…

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Dear Depression

Dear Depression, I see you’ve been active. Never a dull day with you. Sometimes I ask myself if you take vacations. If not, can you? I enjoy my life and the little bit of happiness I feel when I arise…

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Why Do I Eat Alone

It’s Saturday January 2nd 12:00(PM). I’m at Friday’s having a Margarita. Please don’t judge me, I need this drink, it’s been a long 2020. Ringing in the New Year with one of my favorite drinks. Did I mentioned I’m dining out alone?…

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