How to Deal with Thoughts of Suicide

See More Decorum Lists Skip to: Urgently | More | Resources | Songs | Other Links Hello. Your life has purpose.  Here are some to-dos for dealing with thoughts of suicide: How to Deal Urgently 988 24-hour Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Promise not to do anything right now Make your home safe Your emotions aren’t fixed. They change and they’re treatable. Remember that people get … Continue reading How to Deal with Thoughts of Suicide

8.20.2019 Whispered | A Rumor Poem

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 493 – A Rumor Poem I only whispered because it was embarrassing Not because I thought it wasn’t true It spread from there – As embarrassing stories about others do – With one change My name And the way I leaned in to whisper Were attached to the unverified and increasingly doubted claim I’m the villain In the story about a rumor … Continue reading 8.20.2019 Whispered | A Rumor Poem

10.19.2018 – Current Events | 4 Haikus

I got a little behind with my poetry prompts. And how does one catch up when they’re four poems behind? Short poems. And what’s a style of short poem that makes mediocre poems seem deep? lol Haiku! Enjoy, Writer’s Digest Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 454 – I Get (blank) Poem I get frustrated / Right now we’re not listening / How long will it last? 455 … Continue reading 10.19.2018 – Current Events | 4 Haikus

9.17.2018 – Leading Man | A Dream Poem

Writer’s Digest Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 453 – A Dream Poem Leading Man It was the kind of dream you don’t tell your significant other about A little steamy An R rated romantic comedy starring me and some guy as the love interest I leaned into the dream but my conscious mind knew it was trouble Still we sped ahead through picnics and flashes of car … Continue reading 9.17.2018 – Leading Man | A Dream Poem

09.06.2018 – RPG | A Game Poem

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 452 – A Game Poem I don’t know how to be less serious When I laugh the humor isn’t light A smirk at casual racism A chuckle at hypocrisy A belly laugh at absolute absurdity I’m wound tight The relax app group on my iPad is proof It’s full of comically colored icons and silly imagery My favorite is the the most … Continue reading 09.06.2018 – RPG | A Game Poem

8.31.208 – Drafts| An Other Side Poem

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 451 – An Other Side Poem Drafts are much less forgiving in real life. I was afraid that the thought was heavy handed So I scribbled out that last part But the message didn’t land without it And that’s how we lost the money I stepped through the lines of code and The whole thing crashed That’s how we lost the house … Continue reading 8.31.208 – Drafts| An Other Side Poem

5.7.18 – On Track | A Project Poem

Part 1 of 7 inspired by Feeling Overwhelmed? Here are 7 Remedies Tip #3: Ruthlessly prioritize. ON TRACK I know what people are going to say. “You’re doing it wrong.” And they’re right. I shouldn’t be here Needing a hand Needing to rebuild I am though. The rat race threw me off the track again. So this is the GET BACK ON TRACK project … … Continue reading 5.7.18 – On Track | A Project Poem