Alyssa "Lefty" P.
28 year-old NuYoRican from Spanish Harlem who has a passion for writing, learning, achieving peace, faith, and empowering others. I've established a career as an educator and career counselor for over five years. Instagram: @alyssaleftyp
How I Overcame My Benzodiazepine Addiction Without Medication or Therapy
*This article is a reflection of my own experiences, values and opinions. It is intended to be used as a resource and not as a replacement for mental health treatment or the diagnosis of a mental illness by a licensed medical professional. Please do not self-diagnose or engage in any self-therapeutic activities before consulting a physician first. If you or anyone you know if currently seeking help for anxiety, depression, or addiction, please call the National SAMHSA hotline at 1877-726-4727 or the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1800-273-8255 for immediate help. Thank you.
It was never so bad It was actually the greatest You were all I ever had I needed you like my favorite playlist Every morning you kissed me awake
They telling me I’m argumentative Expecting me to keep my mouth shut Like I took a f*ckin sedative But ima cuss And never hush
I worked hard to get this far and everything that I get I earned it. What I have acquired from these walls of 16H: Man you can get 5 degrees From the top Universities and you still never learn it.
i used to think home was a place - a sanctuary I could turn to, or a warm embrace from a man who I said I loved but I barely knew.
Written September 4th 2021 at 1:31 am. Dedicated to my late father, David “SOG” Molina (03191968 - 03142021). He made this place my home. Rest in Paradise King. Please visit my Vocal Profile to access parts 1 through 3 of the “Purpose” poetry series.
Blue (and Black)
"Blue (and Black)" Poem derived from my first completed journal, Black and Blue (2018-2019). Written September 26th 2018. This is the final poem of the series in the journal. Thank you for your support! Enjoy.
"Black and Blued"
"Black and Blued " Poem derived from my first completed journal, Black and Blue (2018-2019). Written May 13th 2018. ~~~~~~~