The Solivagant Writer

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Poetry

Poetic Thoughts: An Open Letter to PTSD

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I’m terrified that is all but it’s not enough you do not leave me you follow me like I’m your prey you’re a ghost from my past terrorizing my waking dreams holding me back in fear I’m terrified but that… Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Anxiety*

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You’re an invisible scar holding me down, holding me back you know where I hurt you know where I hide and you come find me some days or some nights. You’re a waking nightmare that I can’t push aside I… Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Belonging

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It’s hard when you can mix and mingle among crowds, blending in but not fitting in. It’s hard to know where you belong when mingling with one is better than the crowd. How do I know? I rarely feel I… Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Anxiety

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Close your eyes Breathe Hear the sound of your heartbeat. Anxiety is a raging storm inside Its thunder is your hidden pain Its lightning, your flashes of reason It manifests your imperfections into a seemingly perfect, beautiful mess. And you… Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Anxiety

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You see I know you by name You know I don’t always have control. There’s something I can’t shake You know, it’s you. I can make it, you can break it. Just wait, til I’m livin my best life. You… Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Quiet Strength

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Don’t forget you have a quiet strength deep inside you. Capture it. Live it. Fight. Don’t forget you have to be courageous: Speak up don’t stay silent Be brave Fight. Sorry I haven’t posted much poetry lately. I think it… Continue Reading →

A Little Secret (ie Book in Progress)

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Keep it secret, keep it safe. Gandalf in Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring There’s a part of me that likes keeping things under wraps, to not share everything on social media. (Does this count, then? hmmm)…. Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Make it…

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We try our hardest to make it in this world, when all we really need is to create our own and live the life we have always dreamed. Sometimes our roads are met with obstacles, a bridge burned or a… Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Castles in the Sky

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I’ve built my cathedral in the sky, there my dreams surely reside. There’s no time to tear it down, to tear away the bricks and mortar of stories Left untold, unfolding in the decaying walls. I’ve built my castle in… Continue Reading →

Disappearing Act

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A poem on being forgotten,:those who are left out or invisible. A poem in three parts.

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