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Promise.

Remember that dress you used to wear? Leopard shift and it made you so pretty Now it hangs alone, gathering dust Never again will you wear it aged twenty Things have changed now, that life’s gone For an illness has … Continue reading

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A poem to my ED

What do you want with me you contagious, belittling bastard? Do you want to watch me cripple and crumble to the ground, In a heap of sheer desperation that is encaptured in your wrath Yet desperate to break free from … Continue reading

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Train ride home

Who painted the fields yellow with oils so thick, rich, bold and stark That they pierce through the retina and numb the mind with their beauty They wash any thought from the head with their sheer power Lighter than the … Continue reading

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Goodnight

Little bird singing I can hear your sweet song As you tell the stars stories of your day Your feathers plump up and blend with the darkening sky Your beautiful tune lulling weary children to dreams and calm sleep . … Continue reading

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I’ll be who you dreamed I would be

When I was just a little girl I envisaged who I wanted to be She was pretty and smart and funny But she most certainly wasn’t ‘me’ . Because I am a woman at war Not in unity with my … Continue reading

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Battered

The waves crash me and bound me Slap me and crown me In flickers of glorious shame I hate what I do and I hate who I am And bulimia is all I can blame But who is this monster … Continue reading

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Rotting.

I am rotting, I am rotting My soul melts and fades Dissolved by thoughts of illness Killed by this mental plague I don’t know how to be strong When my walls are crumbling down I don’t know how to look … Continue reading

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