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Mental Health

Sins Of Your Father

"The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father," God

When we are young we often question the rules that we must abide by. Injustice looms large as we with envy examine the situation of somebody who got it better than us. Still when we are being raised there is something more profoundly fundamental going on. By means of observation we are learning the behaviors, methods and attitudes of...
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Poetry

Sunset Sonnets – A Loving Goodbye

As Love slips away what does one say?

Life is at the heart of the Poet but what place does death hold?

Sunset Sonnets is a book of poetry dedicated to the passing of my beloved wife Sylvia. Sylvia and I are saying the 'long goodbye' as she suffers with dementia and Alzheimer. As a person who suffers from mental illness this added stress is quite a test. To put my feelings down poetically is a great...
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Poetry

Mother- A Poem In Remembrance

Publishing Caitlin Walsh's poem yesterday made me think about my own mother. My mother passed away seven years ago.

I went through a lot of pain and heartache when I was a child. When one is young you have nothing to reference your experiences with. Once a person becomes acquainted with the world one can begin to say how good or how bad one had life in their youth. But the process of growth doesn't stop their....
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Poetry

Guest Post- Poem “Grief” by Caitlin Walsh

Grief

By: Caitlin Walsh

You left me, it isn’t possible, or at least it shouldn’t be.
So much I didn’t say, so much we didn’t get to do.
I tell myself that you’re still here, just beyond what I can see.
Tricking my own mind, fighting what I know to be true.
Rage boils in me, at you, at the gods, at pain.
I snap at everyone and want only to be left alone.
I beat my fists against the walls, crying for you,...
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Poetry

Tell It To Me- In A Poem

Opening up my page for your poems.

I am very thankful for our friends at Psych Central for allowing me to have this blog. I appreciate the trust they have given me, that they believe I can live up to the high standards of their fine institution. As one who believes in sharing the wealth I am opening up this blog to you the reader. Just tell me your story in a poem.

What Am I Looking For?


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Writing

The Awakenings Project – Art From The Mentally Ill

Empowering Healing Through Art-

As a poet and writer I am grateful for every magazine or outlet that has ever published my work. It is a truly an honor when somebody says to you, 'your work is good enough for us' and proves that statement by publishing it. As such I am always looking to pay back kindness with kindness. So please allow me to introduce to you "The Awakenings Project".

Awakenings Project Mission Statement


"The Awakenings Project is...
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