Alzheimers is the disease that interrupts our mind by gaps of time,

ALS is the one that takes away our body one muscle at a time,

Depression sends us to a heavy fog of ash & suns rays never shatter,

ADHD is a Rolodex of fleeting thoughts
that disallows us to escape from the clatter,

Autism is on spectrum,
and parents emotions run deep,
when they can’t seem to reach their child somedays,
even with the biggest leap.


creates stories
Sometimes beautiful  sometimes frightening,
Hoping to cling to some reality
that won’t send our loved ones fleeing

Bi-polar robs us of the present,
some days we are so high we can fly,
others we lie on the floor,
because we can’t move our shoe to tie

There are many more
I’m just writing out through  emotion
I am not choosing any to ignore
I tend to close my eyes and dream of the ocean
because my thoughts can be more than I can bear.

I do know one thing,
Never, ever  give up hope,
Days can feel like a never ending bee sting,
But there us always joy
… after a painful slope.

my attempt at poetry from my experience  , strength and hope.

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This blog is like the ridiculous sweater I bought at Anthropologie a few years ago. It was on sale and the sales lady told me "it looks awesome on you." It's the most bizarre sweater, and whether it looked good on me or not, is highly debatable. Like these blogs, I look at them at say "Yeesh, what was I thinking,," or laugh or bath in their cathartic qualities. The sweater stays for the same reasons.

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