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Desperate, scratch that

Regulating feelings without screaming

By Kalina BethanyPublished 12 months ago Updated 12 months ago 1 min read
Desperate, scratch that
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Getting high to escape the lows

that my feelings will not let go

holding their grasp tight

around the clasp of my neck

as I'm gasping

searching for air

no longer there.

Hair tied,

pulled to the sides


where has my sanity flown?

High up in the sky

I see it

no longer in my eyes.

Misery does not want company,

just the silent cries.


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  • C. Rommial Butler10 months ago

    Whether it loves company or no, I nevertheless thank misery for sharing this moment! Life is more than one feeling all the time, and if we learn to accept all rather than pursue only that which we desire, we find more than we could ever have dreamed! A dream within a dream indeed... If you've never read "Solitude" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, I strongly recommend. You may at the least have heard the opening lines: "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone..."

  • Moe Radosevich12 months ago

    Love the last two lines brilliant 😊😊

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