More than dyingI was afraid of living.Afraid of being somethingafraid of not being somethingafraid of lovingafraid of being lovedafraid of hurtingafraid of breakingafraid of acceptingafraid of rejectingafraid of fallingafraid of flyingafraid of beingafraid of not beingafraid of forgettingafraid of rememberingafraid of givingafraid of receivingand onlywhen I let my fears consume medid I understandthat I was … Continue reading Trapped in Between
How can you possibly sayEverything's going to be okay?Little do you knowPieces of me are aching to let go. My mind is shattering, and here I amEscaping myself all over again. Pick me upLove me the sameEnd this hatredAnd this never-ending gameSave me from myselfErase this pain. InsecureMisunderstood DamagedRejectedOppressedWreckedNeglectedIgnoredNumbGuilty Or all of the above? (First … Continue reading Hidden messages
You’ve lightened up candles in churchesand knocked on temple doorsyou lowered your head in a mosqueand cried on synagogue floors You sat on prayer matsand on benches made of woodyou cried day and nightand did you everything you could You voyaged to Mecca and Medinaand knelt on the groundyou took a bath in gangabut tell … Continue reading But tell me, have you found God?
Dear God,Why can't you just give me what I'm asking forthis light you see in me is losing its spark.Tell me, what am I supposed to dowhy are you breaking mewhen you’re supposed to pull me through?I'm losing my faith and yet you don’t seeIf you know I'm drowningwhy don’t you come and rescue me? … Continue reading Dear God,
It's when you’re drowning and you can't seem to floatyou’re trying to speak but the words are clogged in your throat. Your lips tremble and a tear rolls down your cheekyou’re supposed to be strong but every fiber in you seems weak. Your thoughts are racing at a speed you can't countbutterflies sink in your … Continue reading What is anxiety?