Reconcile

Trigger Warning and Personal Note: The following poem is about about Bipolar disorder and some of its impacts. It also touches on childhood trauma and suicide in less obvious ways. This poem is incredibly personal and I ask that you treat it as such. Up until recently, I worked in mental health and understand theContinue reading “Reconcile”

Soups and Forks

She eats her soup  and wonders who the people are in front of her They call her mum it makes her uneasy – she doesn’t know who they are She spills her drink down her shirt hating the man she’s been told is her husbandHe wipes her chin as she glares at him – she’s not a child She scratches atContinue reading “Soups and Forks”