By Bernard Demaere | Featured Contributor
Let me take the time
To look into your soul
Into your window
Perhaps I will see
The emptiness of
Let me help you
Find the answer
To live in the fullness
And find joy and love.
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By Birdie Fudge | Featured Contributor
Not too long ago, I went on medication for the first time for my major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety. I wrote poems every day, starting from the first day I took the pill. I used my poetry to track my mood and the timeline of the medicine taking effect. When I look at the poetry written during the beginning of that journey and compare it to now, it’s as if two different people are speaking. This poem is how I feel now. My other poem, “Happy Pill,” reflects how I felt in the beginning of my journey.
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By Marija Eljuga | Featured Contributor
Living in London I cannot help noticing a few of the least fortunate of us, sitting out on the street and asking for help.
Do we give them the money or do we not? What good does it do? To us? To them? I have no suggestion as to an answer to these questions, at all. Except that we follow our own feelings as we choose to give or choose not to give. To support charities, to hand food or money directly? I don’t know.
Continue reading “You Are a Fellow Human Being and I Can See You”
By Cynthia Cady Stanton | Featured Contributor
The glimmers of light
The warmth of healing
is touching my skin.
A new day is dawning
for all to see.
A new day is dawning
for all to heal.
Continue reading “A New Day Dawns [a poem]”
By Lori Zybala | Featured Contributor
Calmly – you push back the linen curtain
Filtered light brushes along your face
Stillness greets the day
Pericardium envelopes the heart
One step back
Taking in your surroundings
Nowhere to be, but in the present
this very moment!
Continue reading “Quiet Heart [a poem]”
By Brandon Koebernik | Featured Contributor
My medication is wearing off,
It’s no longer protecting me.
My demons begin to scoff,
As I try to make a plea.
They found a way through,
The chemicals weren’t strong enough.
I’m lost without a clue,
How am I supposed to rebuff?
Continue reading “Climbing [a poem on mental health]”
Vitamin D. Do you ever wonder if you are getting enough of it, whether you should be taking a supplement, or why vitamin D is even important? In this article, I will discuss everything you need to know about this essential nutrient and hormone—how to get it, what foods have it, and how to choose and take a vitamin D supplement if you need it.
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