I'd screamed so loudly And yelled so vehemently That I lost my voice. And still no one dares listen To all my heart has to say.
Because my cowardice doesn't let me confess that I'm dying of loneliness. So as you turn to look at me and ask me if I'm okay, I will beam and offer the same illusive expression: I'M OKAY.
When the pain is vast When you yearn terribly for what was When you look out your window And are certain The rain will forever last When your mind is swollen with worry And the impotence fills you with fury Don't despair Take a deep breath. & Expel the toxic air Because whatever storm Whatever … Continue reading This Too Shall Pass
I was waiting outside in the cold, relentless rain I waited for hours Again and again Waiting for the sun that never came So don't tell me it gets better Because it never did The shower crept up my toes Covered my eyes and filled my nose The water drenching my lungs I didn't oppose … Continue reading Drowning Wait
There's not enough concealer in existence To conceal the existence of the dark circles Of my heart - Juliet Rivor © December 2017 You can conceal your sadness from the world but not from yourself. Seek help and surround yourself with emotional support. There are more of us that suffer from depression and anxiety than … Continue reading Concealer of the Heart
There's a rock in my path that impedes me to advance It's heavy, it's stubborn, reluctant to move Perhaps unable to How I want to pick it up and throw it aside And I would If the obstructing boulder weren't me... - Juliet Rivor © October 2017 Sometimes it's our own fears that weigh us … Continue reading Boulder in my Path
I was waiting outside In the cold, relentless rain I waited for hours Again and again Waiting for the sun That never came So don't tell me it gets better Because it never did The shower crept up my toes Covered my eyes and filled my nose The water in my lungs, I didn't oppose … Continue reading Drowning in the Rain
We live in a society that is very worked up and anxious about the tomorrow. We worry ourselves sick thinking and worrying what tomorrow will bring. So preoccupied that we don't notice and enjoy the today. Tomorrow won't change By worrying yourself sick So just breathe today Because tomorrow will come You decide how you … Continue reading Tomorrow
Have you ever had a hot flicker Make its birthplace on your blazer? What did you do? Remove it, for sure But which way would you go If there was a fiery inferno Torching the inside of your core? What then? Who will you blame? What object will you throw To the floor? No … Continue reading Running From the Fire Within