"Cutting when I'm sad"... two haikus put together to spell the word "coping". Hope you enjoy! <3
For the ‘coping’ prompt and the reason we’re all here.
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The story of a girl I know, with a strange way of coping with her anxiety and depression. A girl who tries her best every morning to rise to the occasion, but at night she can finally be herself. ...
‘Carved the seal of shame [...]’
You kept me sick, for so very long, You kept me so sick, the only thing
This is what I did When I was still bleeding This is what I did When I should have been working
Art is the only fire that could devour us alive, and bring us back more whole than ever before.
I can't believe this. I never knew I could feel so empty.
A series of tankas born of utter exhaustion: mental, physical, and emotional.
you made me feel
like bleeding was what i had to do.
What do you do when things need to be said but you know they will fall on deaf ears?
You didn't expect that, did you?
I can’t sleep. I barely eat. I dream of blood. My meds are out of balance and I am suffering. I can hardly write.