Sonnet 297.1 – Delusional Disorder

Sonnet 297.1   I’ll never dare to open any door Whether in the day’s dawn or dusk of night On a promise made so often before That life can be fair with no cause for fright. All windows are latched and every shade down To barricade me from any who harm. My senses assessing each […]

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Sonnet 300.3 – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Sonnet 300.3   Just after waking I swiftly vacuum Before the water boils to rinse the dishes As I do prior to lifting the broom To sweep the floors before the day’s wishes. The same three wishes, six times recited. Three hopes unattained and untempered by time That my trio of fears be ignited And […]

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Sonnet v62.82 – Uncomplicated Bereavement

Sonnet v62.82   She spoke of how color became brighter, Every sound sharp and more clearly a part Of its source, and that all life became lighter As she learned that all sense was in the heart. She said that character grows when we strive For our best and apply all we’ve been taught. She […]

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Sonnet 312.82 – Conduct Disorder

Sonnet 312.82   This is the gift I will bring him today. It’s unwrapped, in pieces and ready for The inspection that’s required at the gate Before I’m allowed to pass through the door To set eyes on my own and ask how He’s grown so much in the time he’s been gone. Silently mourning […]

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Sonnet 303.90 – Alcohol Use Disorder

   Sonnet 303.90   As planned when the first light of day was direct Heading out at work’s end on the known course To return home on time and not be held suspect Or once again threatened with well-earned divorce. But, love’s a spirit with a double heart As intent shifts with the crossroads in […]

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Sonnet 296.89 – Bipolar II Disorder

          Sonnet 296.89   Your one small request is asking too much For one who’s spent so much time out of light So rarely feeling the warmth of God’s touch Now at last alive and knowing I’m right. For once let yourself step into my shoes And sense how sure and […]

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Sonnet 296.89 – Bipolar II Disorder

  Sonnet 296.89   I don’t want to die, but I could care less If I did.  Neither do I want to live To see another morning of chaos On this greedy globe with nothing to give To all who see the world for what it is, A poisoned prison.  A purgatory For those like […]

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Sonnet 300.4 – Dysthymia

  Sonnet 300.4     I’m not a quitter, but then again It’s hard to hope after so long a fight. I have to think back to the age of ten To recall when last it was I felt right. Alone and unhappy describe my youth Add empty and wearied to my twenties When those […]

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Sonnet 312.39 – Tricotillomania

  Sonnet 312.39     In a rhythm that rolls like wind over wheat From wrist to forearm to temple to brow To twist to tug to pull and then to repeat A thought vacant cadence.  A personal Tao, My one private way that seeks no convert To join the search for a shapeless worry, […]

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