Tag: Mental Health

20 Things I’m Thankful for Today

I was reading another blogger’s post earlier titled the very same thing and I thought, yep, that’s what I need to do this morning. In times of distress and anxiety, I find it best to do this: remain ever grateful. Winter in Alaska The… Continue Reading “20 Things I’m Thankful for Today”

Notes from a Dying Woman

Tossed and turningI am worn out, wrung outLike a dirty dishrag done its workThe beauty of youth, fadedThe wisdom of time, unreachableA tear on the cheek, wastedReplaced by liars and outward appearances Love whispered from the corner of lipsAt convenient moments in the darkLove… Continue Reading “Notes from a Dying Woman”

Thoughts on a Windy November Afternoon

For nineteen years, I was beat and belittled into quiet submission. I was trained to understand I would never measure up. I laughed too loud, I talked too much, I read the wrong things, I didn’t fit in, I didn’t understand my peers. I… Continue Reading “Thoughts on a Windy November Afternoon”

Book Release – The War for Solace by V.R. McKoy

Raw Earth Ink is proud to present V.R. McKoy’s debut book of poetry, The War for Solace. Brutality …Sordidness …Adaptation …Transformation … Freedom … Poet V.R. McKoy speaks out in bravery against abuse, and the resulting rage, vengefulness, and cold rebirth that can assault… Continue Reading “Book Release – The War for Solace by V.R. McKoy”

Exit 8 – A Poem by Brandon White REBLOG

A Poem by Brandon White. Exit 8 – A Poem by Brandon White Exit 8The sky was an oil paintingand I was stoned and terrifieddoing 80down i40,as close to Hunter S. Thompsonas I’ll ever be In between moments of sheer panic,I thought of poetry… Continue Reading “Exit 8 – A Poem by Brandon White REBLOG”

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What’s Real, Though?

in the far reachesin the arid desert \of the soul/a whipping wind rises and fallsmoving grains of sand with little efforthardly barrenthere is life -though sparse-which takes refuge here or therea lone cry rises in the ear of a desert fox kitand suddenlywe know… Continue Reading “What’s Real, Though?”

Hatcheted – Collaboration

A fever has overtaken my addled mind. My flushed skin feels tight, stretched, too small. In the mirror I see a reflection of a woman, but it’s as if through another set of eyes. I am a stranger within my own flesh. It wasn’t… Continue Reading “Hatcheted – Collaboration”

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