Rise Up EclecticEvelyn.com

Rise Up

Deep inside I am dark and raging the medication keeps it from bubbling to the surface but it is there waiting to rise up and seek justice

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Writing Through Anxiety EclecticEvelyn.com

Writing Through Anxiety

Reading posts on Speak your Truth about living with anxiety has given me the strength to share my own struggle. Not as a means to gain sympathy but in the hopes that someone else will read this and find strength much the same way I found strength from Stephanie Neighbour’s blog. Living with anxiety, agoraphobia,

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Coat Conscious EclecticEvelyn.com

Coat Conscious

Coat of arms Coated tongue Raincoat prophylactic protects against more than rain Winter coat Hand me down coat coat of many colors Appalachian poverty turned into a Christmas Special entertainment for the masses Old coat torn coat Coat stuffed with newspapers protection against the cold on a New York sidewalk No coat Coated tongue no

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Rage is a Rose EclecticEvelyn.com

Rage is a Rose

Rage blossoms like a flower Like a red rose Blood seeping from my cuts You took everything I had Left me broken and old Hiding away in a dark room Surrounded by fear Lost and alone Death of a thousand cuts Now I bleed red rage and anger. Take heed Be forewarned Revenge will be

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W #AtoZChallenge EclecticEvelyn.com

W is for Walls: If Walls Could Talk

Shadows of yesteryear fall long upon the empty walls Reminding me of all the lives lived. If walls could talk would they give up their secrets as easily as a butterfly shedding it’s cacoon. Suitcases forbidden rendezvous loves lost passions found Desperation loneliness death What tales would they tell Would they hold our secrets close

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Waiting for …

She sits alone in her house waiting for children who never come. Alone by the window peeking through the curtains at the world outside. The world that changed and left her behind. She has no friends, only memories. At night they curl round her as ghosts keep vigil. She waits. Not knowing what she is

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Consumption EclecticEvelyn.com


Loudness, danger, excitement we are drawn like moths to a flame. Unrestrained, gregarious energy drawing us near drawing us out of our solitary shell. We are drawn to that radiant energy that part we don’t possess within. We don’t see it for what it is a lack of depth and emotion their armour to hide ancient

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Is It Worth It?

  I feel myself slipping into a depression. Should I fight it or let myself slide. I do my best writing in a depression Connected to my emotions in that melancholy way I delve deep within find the pieces of poetry that really touch the soul Is it worth the depths of despair? To find

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N is for Narrative Poetry

Narrative poetry tells a story. It is usually written in metered verse and is dramatic with objectives and diverse characters. It often focuses on the pros and cons of life. Such as the great epic poems listed below.   Beowulf, oldest known English poem The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer The Charge of the Light

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