Posts from the ‘Mental Illness’ category

Inertia

  On a mental lockup floor 24×7 Everything based on routine Isolated from outside world No worries No responsibilities Just follow the rules Take twice a…

Playing With Air

  Deep long breaths Inhale Exhale Desperately Trying To release air From the anxiety balloon   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of…

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  I can feel the load Mind no longer guides Nervous system All circuit overloaded Psychological Trauma   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021    …

Doing My Best

  I try to think positive But it is difficult when Day after day Acid rain comes down Burning the smile off my face   Copyright©…

Digging

  Using a Jack hammer I worked Through that night Chipping away Searching for The cure Hidden In my primitive mind   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Smother

  Alone The depression beast wraps It sides around a thick dark cloud Quickly I’m overwhelmed with emotions Unable to move from my chair Paralyzed The…

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  Her anxiety Always Leads Her To believe A Problem will become A Complete disaster   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   More On Peeling…

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  When sick for a longtime It becomes difficult To think clearly   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  As weeks Went by All she could do Was Watch In Horror As all of her long Beautiful hair Fell out   Copyright© Edge of…

Enduring What Is Not There

  I stand there Taking it Anxiety Picks apart my emotions Slow Deep Cuts Yes I stand there  And Take it   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Captivity Within

  Photographer FarZana Akhtar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Prisoner of Your Own Thought’.  To see FarZana’s…

Bipolar Disorder In The Family

  Photographer  Léa Thijs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project  ‘Safe House’.  To see  Léa’s body of work,…