Tag: religion

Poem: Unmystified

I hoped that trip to save my faith. I thought giving my everything would renew my beliefs. I thought hearing the stories of god’s power would hold me to the throne. I thought I would witness miracles. I thought my god would move mountains. But at every turn I saw his weakness, And his pride,…

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Poem: Indulge

Not running away from the pain is the bravest thing I’ve ever done– Choosing against addiction Choosing against obsession Choosing against rage Choosing against self-destruction. It seems obvious, but when faced with the unthinkable, it’s the embrace of an escape, the whisper on my shoulder, the promise of forgetfulness, and this ledge I come back…

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Poem: Infinite Soul

It was a hot summer day in a small room in my even smaller town when I first understood that I did not belong to myself, that my body was not my own, and that I was inherently limited. Fifteen of us middle schoolers and our group leader sat in a circle, fidgeting in white…

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The Creature

A lot of people don’t understand Depression. Maybe they’ve felt it before but mistook it for Sadness, or maybe they thought they were depressed but really just sad. Here, I want to offer my own definition. I guess that’s kind of what I want this blog to be about. For those who understand, I’m here…

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