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I'm Scared

My thoughts are terrifying

By Rene PetersPublished 3 months ago • Updated 3 months ago • 1 min read
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I'm Scared
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I'm scared of the thoughts inside my head,

the things that should remain unsaid.

I feel the hatred kicking in

but there's no way for me to begin

to fight the intrusive

thoughts that are abusive.

They beat me up, inside and out.

Can't I have one day where they don't roam about?

* * *

I'm struggling with depression but I don't want to give in to my negative thoughts. If I do, it will get worse and regret will eat me alive. It's a vicious cycle and so hard to escape. I want to get better so bad but it feels impossible.

CONTENT WARNINGsad poetry
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About the Creator

Rene Peters

I write what I know, usually in the form of poetry. I tend to lean towards mental health, epilepsy, and loss/grieving.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran3 months ago

    I understand how yoi feel all too well. I hope writing is as therapeutic for you as it is for me, if not more ❤️

  • Mother Combs3 months ago

    Hugs, Rene💚🌻

  • Paul Stewart3 months ago

    Sorry you are going through such a rough patch, Rene. I know how you feel and this poem was painfully relatable! Hang in there! I hope you have some better and brighter days soon! This was beautifully and brutally honest!

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