Miracle

My husband had a failing heart, I have a serious mental illness. When I found out I was pregnant, we weren’t going to go through with it. But when I had my first scan and saw that little heart fluttering, I knew I was going to be a mum. Sadly my husband died when ourContinue reading “Miracle”

Mocking Bird

Based on a real life case. Child cruelty breaks my heart. Poor innocents. Poem is written for spoken word, so the rhyming and meter are pretty loose. Mocking Bird Hush little baby don’t say a word Mamma’s gonna buy you a mocking bird And crazy mamma’s off her head, fucking sky high And if youContinue reading “Mocking Bird”

Bipolar Wish

I wish that you could see inside my sick bipolar mind I wish you could just ride above the judgements of a kind Where I may seem unstable, flighty, moody, and resigned To making daisy chains of bits of brain, and then I find That eyes are staring, no one caring, might as well beContinue reading “Bipolar Wish”

Lithium Chick

I have a mental illness called Bipolar Disorder and one of the medications I have to take is lithium. My illness has taken me to some very dark places but lithium has been a wonder drug for me. I wrote this poem at myself, a sort of dark commentary of my illness. I must stipulateContinue reading “Lithium Chick”

Sitting at the Doctor's Surgery

I’m sitting at the doctor’s surgery I’m sitting at the generic magnolia doctor’s surgery Waiting to tell her my worries and thoughts Because I am sick, surely soon I’ll face death The Grim Reaper will be snogging away my last breath And the demons and angels will be playing crosses and noughts With the discountContinue reading “Sitting at the Doctor's Surgery”