Poems by An Alternate Self – part 2

child photoI have a dissociative disorder that includes multiple personalities. Here are poems from my 8-year-old personality, C.  (I use their initials when writing about them online).

I hope they can help reveal the experience of dissociation.


When Panic Attacks Shrank My World

I still don’t understand how it happened. I had some sort of mental breakdown a year and a half ago. The “breakdown” was an intense dissociative episode where I flipped to another personality for a while.