Posts tagged ‘writing’

Haiku #267

  Snow keeps falling Fireplace offers protection Love smell of new book   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Getting Used To It

  Today Had a discussion with the PA Leave in five more days New medicine seems okay Quiet in the lockup When I came in, it…

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  Fire burns Anxiety churns Please Help me Escape reality   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness HERE  …

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  Tangled in a web  I try to flee from my demons I ask myself “Am I drifting into insanity?”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  3AM Wake up soaking wet 4 days in a row Shivering Medication side effect Causing me to lose more weight     Copyright© Edge of…

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  Changing hospital gown Looking in mirror I see a skeleton Lost over 40 lbs Neck bones stick out Still eating very little   Copyright© Edge…

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  The circle spins Nothing helps I sit rotting away in the pit Rats nibbling at my flesh Exposing Depression   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Medication Time Do not be late Stand in line Same time Everyday 9 am 9 pm     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  This is the place for rejects The scum of society Nobody going to hold your hand here Keep head down Do as told Ask for…

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    Days are a struggle I like sleep Time to rest Downtime Again Wake up to the struggle   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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    Sometimes It becomes so dam hard The weight Sinks me into the ground   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling…

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    It takes a tremendous amount of endurance to live with mental illness. Others see weakness, but they are too blind to appreciate the tenacity.…

Polygamy

  Putting aside that sharing a husband (not a man) but a husband, the person you are building a life with it must be impossible, when…

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  Passing through doorway Entering unknown She looked above Then below Watching silhouettes drift by   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

Locked In

  This time the depression Holds me tight Like a vice Alone Again Tonight I continue to fight   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  Stuck with glue Thoughts will not move What can I do? Just suffer Wait for time to pass   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

All Welcome To Play

  Internet Leveled Playing field Developing nation’s companies Can now compete with Developed nation’s companies   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of…

Unstoppable

    I cry Sometimes I can flood the driest desert with my tears It feels good to cry It feels bad when I cry Why…

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  I’m waiting patiently Here it is coming around again I reach out to catch No It passes me by Laughing all the way Another missed…

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  My brain will not comply Trying desperately to push out thoughts Not succeeding It is a war Negative thinking again wins the battle Another awful…

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    Flood gates open Anxiety sucks the happiness from me The pain pushes all my emotion buttons Medication not working I suffer alone No place…

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  Soon The only thing Different Between countries Will be Language Food And A few left over customs   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

The Shift

  Everything Complex Simplicity out the window The power changing Emerging markets Skimming The Cream  Off From USA & Europe   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Global Political & Financial Risk

  Edge of Humanity has added a new section titled Global Political & Financial Risk which will include predictions or analysis of current political events and international finance…

Information Controllers

  Online media will continue to be a very difficult business to earn a living. Paywall newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and…

Relief. Where Is It?

  I do not think I will ever feel right My nervous system is fried Each day the same Living in pain Sitting in bed Praying…

Juggling Thoughts

  Today I remember yesterday One after another Thoughts Pop up Unfortunately Today I also have the reality of the struggle Controlling my depression   Copyright©…

Writer’s Mind #3

  Writing Is freedom To let the mind Flow wherever it likes   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Victory

  The warriors fought Ship off shore The divine wind Settled the score   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Cannot STOP

  Fear Causes anxiety Anxiety Creates More Fear How do I get off This Rollercoaster?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of…

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…

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  Sometimes I lie in bed Thinking If only this or that was different Things would Have turned out Better for me   Copyright© Edge of…

The Woman Upstairs

  Bowl of soup Slices of bread Four floors up Poverty Hidden Inside a 10×20 room   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

War Stories

  The General Stood there Looking Straight ahead Unemotional Explaining The false gains Of the war   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

Artist Journey

  He travels in his van Throughout the American West  Creating Rock art   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Mother

  He does not remember much about his mother Even when at times Drifting through murky memories If he did not have a photo of her…

Value & Satisfaction

  She Collects cheap jewelry Purchased at Garage sales & Flea markets Then Meticulously stores Each piece In Fine jewelry boxes   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Bless Me Father

  After kneeling down to pray The soldier Picked up his rifle And Went to battle Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

Forever Journey

  He is a philosopher who once a year makes a pilgrimage Takes notes Photographs Then returns home and create journals   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Sand Stories

  The Old man Spoke to the children Of the desert village About the mystical fantasy OASIS   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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    …

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  She is still rattled Only time Will heal the sore He is not there anymore   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

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  Slowly With Precise rhythm The monk Sweeps leaves off temple’s steps   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Writer’s Life #2

  I’m locked away without a computer But I have paper and something to say So I write   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

Hunt

  Falcon circles above Eyes on Which dove for dinner?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

Ancient Portrait

  On the church balcony Old man sits Looking like a mummy From past millenniums   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

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  Sistine chapel Looking up at the ceiling She began to cry   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  They crew tired of the city hectic life So all the kinfolk decided to move back to the country Bought a farm Living a simple…

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  The wizard is A top notch astronomer But his passion is The supernatural   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

Long Hard Day

  Leaning on a guard rail The women Looking worn out Just off from work Her face displaying frustration Having to ride the bus home  …

Apparitions

  Once a year She makes an appearance Some say it is her birthday Only a few say they have witnessed The event 1,000’s of years…

The Sculptor

  He works with iron His sculptures are rough But all tell a story And display sense of power   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

Peaceful Memories

  Rolling hills Century old farmhouses A forgotten lifestyle Kept alive by the old folks   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

The New & The Old

  Old city Things still somewhat like the past Old man not in a hurry Pushing his cart full of potatoes While cars rush pass him…

Old & Too Slow

  I once tasted The sweet honey of youth It hurts that I’m no longer needed Age offer many benefits such as experience Discrimination exists It’s…

Unsettled

  Her life is always In a disarray Short on money Out of time And always makes Hasty conclusions   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

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 you’re sick Really sick It is easy To drop All the other priorities in life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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  Dragonfly Sits on top of flower spike Pretending He is king of the garden   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

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  Rocky cliffs Acapulco divers Without fear Dive Into treacherous waters   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Iguanas and pythons Have successfully Learn to adapt To South Florida’s environment   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Terracotta soldiers Follow Emperor Into after life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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  Everyone Has troubles The question is How much is too much?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Buddha statue Peacefully Sits Watching Over Temple Entrance   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

Experience ZERO

  The castle stand still Remarkably much of the structure remains intact Left over from time so long ago Tourists walk inside Hands glued to a…

Serenity

  For over 50 years The monk Lived in the same cave He has never used the internet Or Has a Smartphone   Copyright© Edge of…

The Price Of Authenticity

  Last night I woke up soaking wet in my dream Oscar Wilde told me “Be your eccentric self people will despise your individuality but you…

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  American middle aged men  and older  will continue now and in the future  have trouble finding work in the existing  and rapidly expanding economy  …

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  American buffalo Hunted by Indians Only for food and clothing Almost wiped out By Europeans settlers   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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  A mule Loaded with supplies Determination Desire for riches The miner Set out to find gold In Canada’s Klondike Region   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  The philosopher’s mind Spinning around the clock Sleep here and there Slowly Went Insane   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

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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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  Until we let go of all possessions we will not be free Clothes on my body Are my only desire Will I find a warm…

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  Stingy Republicans Let Population Suffer With No Stimulus Checks   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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   young boy loves to float tiny toy boat in mothers large teacup   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  When was the last time you seen a rainbow? After a rain I go out searching for one In my life Everything is gray I…

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  Cat plays with frog Becomes bored jumps at the bird Runs away from iguana   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

Rebirth

  Been a long time Rode my bicycle today Took off my shirt Sun on my back Off to the beach I went Watching the waves…

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    Even though confined to a wheelchair He Would say “One day” “I will ride a motorcycle across America”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…