Poems from GracefullybrokeN

#STOPTHESTIGMAS ~ Aussie ~ Writing to kick stigmas about mental illness, self-harm, suicide, etc. in the backside. I write mostly from my own experience with mental health, but also from perspectives that aren't my own but I still care about. My poetry is pretty personal so for now I'm choosing to stay anonymous :) I am firmly against the glamourisation of these worryingly prevalent issues. It's time to reach out and speak up to #STOPTHESTIGMAS If you are struggling with thoughts of ending your life please reach out to SOMEONE... however difficult that IS to do, it is NOT impossible.
She’s a deceiver,  two-faced: lying-on-the-double and she likes it that way.  Yeah she thinks she’s alone,doesn’t mind that but what she...
Why is the floor suddenly made out of little bits of him, and her and them and why is it so bad to step on that bit: makes me SICK to my...
Wasn’t the first time.   The first time,no surprise:an artist-in-disguise,already dependent: addicted,to the self-inflictedfissures in her...
The voices, they are silent yetSomehow my very hurting headConvinces me that I am dead.So where am I?“Then let us die,Don’t say goodbye:...
The fingers that I type withand the eyes with which you readare both, just now, quite filled with life - of that, we are agreed?    One day...

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