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Little Moments Like This

I received a notice from SOOP that poetry book we entitled CPS: Crimes, Corruption & Chaos was chosen within thr selected 20 to win editorial assistance with their project

You need a min of 5o votes to win. So I am asking my family of #writer #poets #Depression #Anxiety #MentalHealth #SuicideAttemptSurvivors #Love #Loneliness #PTSD #justice #freedom The book encompass so many feelings and brings forth the reality of lived life, survivor of abuse, DV. Injustices by the state that have not been investigated. Reading poetry will bring forth creativity, a zest for productivity and an appreciation for seeing someone rise from being broken, beaten, bruised and Blessed

(Excerpt from my upcoming book CPS: Crimes. Corruption & Chaos)

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Loneliness In a Crowded Room

There is a difference between

Being lonely and alone

It’s like you pick up your phone

To see no one has called

You don’t feel alone.

When you’re on your own

It's only lonely

In a room full of people you know

Believe me when I say

You’re not the only one to feel this way

And If you get your mind free

From the voices that blind you to see

You’ll know you got a friend in me

Aren’t you tired?

Of being the antagonist in your story?

Trust me, I know; it’s scary.

No, You don’t have to be sorry

To feel this way

Enough of all the worry

Kill your demons to bury

All the voices that blind you to see

To know you got a friend in me

I know you’re not alone.

When you’re on your own

But it shouldn’t feel lonely

To be seen and known

#Depression #Loneliness #poets #MightyPoets

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My poem “I Am Imperfectly Perfect Me”

I may not have all the answers
To life's great mysteries
I am far from perfect
I am imperfectly perfect me
I have my flaws, my quirks,
My crazy side....
I dare to be different
So come along for the ride
Join me on this journey
We will build each other up
I will support you and surround you
With my LIGHT and LOVE
Know that you are BEAUTIFUL
You are God's great treasure
And so very precious to me
Namasté my friend 🙏🏻
Blessed Be 🙏🏻

10-December-2017 #MightyPoets #poets
#originalpoem #Acceptance #Inspiring #positivemotivation #lifteachotherup #IAmImperfectlyPerfect 🙂
#WarriorStrong 💚💜💪🏻


Adversity. A new poem. #MightyPoets #poets


Hardships abound
A distressful situation
The burden is laid before them
What is usual for some is a tribulation for others

Difficulties arise doing day to day activities
Setbacks are a normal part of the weeks agenda
Catastrophes make their mark on the calendar year

Trouble looms ominously over the horizon
Disasters easily escort downpours of problems
Calamities collect traumas that trickle in incessantly

Misfortune accumulates
An affliction multiplies
The bad luck comes unbidden
What has become of the trials of life for far too many


One sentence about you...

Today on Instagram a poet I follow asked people to write a single sentence describing themselves in the comments. I am blatantly stealing the idea for The Mighty. I think it's a great way to express ourselves and get to know each other.

I'll go first but I hope others will join me. 😊 #poets #everyoneiscreative #Survivors #expressyourself

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Dichotomy of the Sea

Just as waves return to depths,
Heightless, yet infinite

When I go, It will be with the sea

Maybe someone, somewhere,
will behold the crest, silenced by the crash.
Maybe someone will chase each break,
praying for the perfect wave.
Maybe the water roars regardless.

For nothing stops the sea



Libre / Free

Even though French is not my first language, I like the French version better, but I also took the time to translate it (by meaning/intent, not literal) into English at the bottom.

J'aime la version française meilleur, mais j'ai le traduit en Anglais en bas de ce post.

Aussi, les gens qui parle Français, corrigez ma grammaire s'il vous plait. Français n'est pas mon langue maternelle; je sais qu'il y a les erreurs.

Si je pourrai, je serai libre.

Ma tête et mon cœur sont en guerre

Et n'est pas comme dans les livres;

Mon coeur n'a pas beaucoup d'espère. 

Mon coeur ne lui donne pas le sang

Donc ma tête ne lui donne pas les ordres.

Il danse de peur et n'est pas obéissant.

Elle s'évanouit parce que le désordre. 

Ce n'est pas ni la vie ni la mort.

Je suis dans le purgatoire.

J'attends pour le résultat en peur

Et déteste mon systèmes nerveux et circulatoire.

If I could be, I would be free.
My head and my heart are at war,
And not as it's been told before:
"Love versus Logicality".

My heart does not feed my head
So my head becomes absentee;
My heart beats in anxiety
And my head pretends that I'm dead.

I am neither living nor dead,
But waiting in Purgatory.
I detest their endless fury
And await the result in dread.

#OrthostaticHypotension #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #oh #POTS #Potsie #Dysautonomia #AutonomicDysfunction #cardiovascular #Syncope #RaynaudsPhenomenon #Fainting #Poetry #Poem #poems #poets

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Being Thankful

Thanksgiving will be different this year for many as we are unable to gather to celebrate in large numbers. But we still have much to be thankful for. So I thought I'd share this Thanksgiving poem I wrote 7 or 8 years ago. I hope your day is filled with peace and joy, and that if you're struggling with depression or chronic pain on top of everything else you will find rest in this day.

#thanksgiving #thankful #family #pandemicblues #poets #Poetry #Food #gathering #peace #Depression #ChronicPain


Very very sick in bed head and chest congestion and fluid behind both ears as well as yellow green. Mucus and bodysches exhaustion no energy check on

Me who will check on me??hugs n support needed. #CheckInWithMe #checkin #checkinonme #MightyQuestions #MightyFeatures #MightyTogether #MightyBookClub #MightyCards #MightyMail #MightyReviews #TheMightyTakeaway #TheMighty #MightyFeatures #Chatspace #Fibromyaliga #FibromyalgiaDiagnosis #Fibromyalgia #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #PTSD #CPTSDinrelationships #CPTSD #ADHD #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #PolycysticOvarySyndrome #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #BorderlineStigma #BipolarDisorder #BipolarDepression #Bipolar2Disorder #Yoga #PinchedNerve #FibroFog #HashimotosThyroiditis #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #Flu #COVID19 #ChronicPain #Love #Friends #Hugs #AnxietyDisorderNotOtherwiseSpecified #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #rest #resilience #strength #poets #MightyPoets #MightyMusic #musicians #Art #Photography #SupportGroups #Support #AspergersSyndrome #Aspie #Aspergers #Hope #god #Church #fighter #lover #Upallnight name some good shows movjes music and booms for me to devour?




Is a sound
Not " quite" deafening"
Wholesome reality
Unto itself

Consider the wind,
That sweet
Ebb and flow of atmosphere
As lazy zephyr
Swims amongst
The leaves and branches
Of all
Grown green

Consider the rain,
Liquid staccato.
Sullen drops
One by one
To rhythms
Beyond measure

Consider the birds
And cicadas and
Creatures of all
As they perform
The symphony of life
Written by the Master
Having debuted first
In the
Garden of Gardens

And consider the children
Cries of home runs
Bruised knees
And first kisses
Playing in that distant place
To which
No one can return

The eternal echoes
Of life itself

Is a sound
Rich in both
Rhythm and texture
And, yet sublimely performed

Soothing to
Body and Soul

An essential element
As vital to life as
Or laughter
Or love

It is communion
All that Is!

Is a sound!

Should only
You wish
To tap in!

~Jolee K Rinick
#poets #Depression #Meditation

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