melindagodoy1 submitted a contest entry to Write a letter telling the world about what makes you strong 5 days, 21 hours ago
What I couldn’t do
I wanted to tell someone but I couldn’t .
A child in her quiet bed with the hand across her mouth.
Trying to scream, to run, only to find myself bound by the fear of being heard.
Blaming myself for all that I couldn’t change.
Blaming and banging my fists against a chest begging to stop. But no-one hears me.
Not a single soul.
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Melinda shared a letter in the Magical Moments group 1 week, 5 days ago
Orange blossom kinda day
Mmm…. Lovely orange blossoms my favorite. I would like to lie between the orange trees and soak their sweet scent.
To be taken by the wind as I stare at the lovely blue sky and believe clouds could really be animals and other silly things.
Taking in the sun and its rays feeling the heat kiss my face.
I smile and dream lovely dreams of days past…read more
Melinda shared a letter in the Mental Health group 1 week, 5 days ago
Where do I begin
At the end I suppose.
I came home and walked to my medicine drawer to grab the medication
I usually drink nightly. I take the bottle and take one. I then decide to take all the bottle. I let some fall in, then all.
I am not sure if I came in knowing I wanted to or already had a plan
I head inside the closet and I texted the ones I loved and…read more
Melinda. I read this and I see so much strength. I am sorry for what you are going through. But it takes courage to fight to get better and it takes even more courage to tell people about it.
One thing I know for sure about life, is it’s always changing. You may fell like your story isn’t progressing. But you’re just to close to it. Every day…read more
Melinda shared a letter in the Poetry group 1 week, 5 days ago
I want to be
I want to be…
The sun in someones sky
The air that fills lungs and makes them alive
The blood that fills veins
The thoughts that invade at every moment
The sweet fragrance of a flower
The tasty meal after hunger
I want to be…
The Moon in someones night
The apple of ones eye
The caress on someones face
The soft kiss on ones neck
The hand…read more