The Cherry Blossom Tree
At 3 AM,
wrapped up in an old blanket
we had packed away,
with chilly hands
but warm laughs.
"Are you a lover or a fighter"
Oh, darling, you can be more than one thing.
If it pleases you,
it is possible to write your words in blood,
It’s been said over and over, “take care of yourself.” Most of us hear it almost on the daily. The statement is true however, for everyone—but for people with mental health disorders, “take care of yourself” is quite a hard act to follow.
It’s almost 2019 now.
Can you believe you made it this far? You thought you’d be dead by now.
You thought you wouldn’t make it to the age of 18, so on your 18th birthday you cried, they were happy tears of course.
Okay, I'll admit it, it's not easy. Being known as the 'Fat Girl', being known as the one who does nothing but eat, known as lazy just because of the way you look. It's not cool, nobody wants it, nobody ever asked for it.
Please don't forget to check out part one.
Poems from an Existential Crisis.
This is how